Horace Price

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Memorial to Price in Ely Cathedral

Horace MacCartie Eyre Price (3 August 1863 – 21 November 1941) was a missionary of the Anglican Church.

Horace Price was born in Malvern into an ecclesiastical family on 3 August 1863: his father was W. Salter Price.[1] He was educated at Rossall School and Trinity College, Cambridge (whence he gained a Cambridge Master of Arts {MA Cantab}),[2] and ordained in 1886.[3] He was a CMS Missionary in Sierra Leone then a Curate in Wingfield, Suffolk before serving the Anglican Church in Japan where he eventually became Archdeacon of Osaka. In 1905 he became Bishop in Fukien,[4] serving until 1918. Returning to the UK he was Archdeacon of Ely and a Canon Residentiary at the cathedral until his death on 21 November 1941.[5] He had become a Doctor of Divinity (DD).


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "Price, Horace Mccartie Eyre (PRY882HM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  4. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence. New Bishop of Fukien The Times Wednesday, 13 December 1905; pg. 12; Issue 37889; col F
  5. ^ Obituaries The Times Saturday, 22 November 1941; pg. 6; Issue 49090; col E
Church of England titles
New title Bishop in Fukien
Succeeded by
John Hind
Preceded by
William Cunningham
Archdeacon of Ely
1919 to 1941
Succeeded by
William MacKennal