Hugh Gill

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Hugh Stowell Gill was an Anglican priest, the Archdeacon of Man from 1895 until his death on 13 May 1912.[1]

Gill was born in Castletown, Isle of Man on 26 March 1830 into an ecclesiastical family. His father was the Reverend William Gill and his mother, Anne, was the daughter of the Reverend Hugh Stowell.[2]

Gill was educated at King Williams College on the Isle of Man and Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained in 1853 was a curate at St Luke's Baldwin before incumbencies at Rushen and Malew. He also became the Rural Dean of Castletown in 1879, a post he held until[3] his appointment as an archdeacon.


  1. ^ Archdeacon Hugh Stowell Gill. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, 14 May 1912; pg. 11; Issue 39898
  2. ^ Who was Who 1897-2007, London, A & C Black, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Joshua Hughes-Games
Archdeacon of Man
Succeeded by
John Kewley