Henry Melvill Gwatkin

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Henry Melvill Gwatkin (30 July 1844 – 14 November 1916) was an English theologian and church historian.

Gwatkin was born at Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, the youngest son of the Rev. Richard Gwatkin, [1] and educated at Shrewsbury and St John's College, Cambridge.[2] In 1868 he won the university's Scholefield Prize and Hebrew Prize and began his academic career as a Fellow of St John's. In 1891 was appointed as Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Cambridge, and also transferred as a Fellow to Emmanuel College, serving in those roles until 1912.[1]

Gwatkin died in 1916 and is buried in the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground, Cambridge,[3] with his wife Lucy de Lisle Gwatkin.

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Gwatkin also wrote few malacological studies, include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gwatkin, Henry Melvill" in Alumni Cantabrigienses, Vol. 3, p. 179
  2. ^ "Gwatkin, Henry Melvill (GWTN863HM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ A Cambridge Necropolis by Mark Goldie, 2000

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