|Bishop of Nova Scotia|
|Preceded by||John Inglis|
|Succeeded by||Frederick Courtney|
|Born||12 August 1819|
Sydney, Nova Scotia
|Died||30 April 1887 (aged 67)|
New York City, New York
Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, the grandson of Hibbert Newton Binney and the son of the Reverend Hibbert Binney and Henrietta Amelia Stout. Hibbert Binney Sr. was the rector of St George’s Church in Sydney. In 1823, Binney Sr. returned to England with his family to become rector of Newbury, Berkshire. Binney Jr. was educated at King's College London, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Worcester College, Oxford in 1842. He was ordained deacon by the Bishop of Oxford Richard Bagot in 1842 and was appointed a fellow of Worcester College. In 1844, he received his Master of Arts and was appointed tutor in 1846. In 1848, he became bursar of Worcester College.
In 1851, Binney was named Bishop of Nova Scotia and was consecrated in London by Archbishop John Bird Sumner of Canterbury and assisted by Bishops Blomfield of London, Wilberforce of Oxford, and Gilbert of Chichester.
He was married to Mary Bliss (1829–1903), she was the daughter of William Blowers Bliss and Sarah Ann Anderson. Binney lived for years with Rosina in what is now known as the Black-Binney House, which is now a national historic site.
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