John Plumptre (priest)

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Memorial to John Plumptre in Gloucester Cathedral

The Very Rev John Plumptre, DD was an Anglican dean [1] and author [2] in the early 19th century.

Born on 11 March 1754, he was educated at Eton [3] and King's College, Cambridge (elected Fellow, 1776). From 1778 until his death on 26 November 1825 he was Vicar of Stone, Worcestershire; to which he added, in 1790, the living at Wichenford; and, in 1808, the office of Dean of Gloucester.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cerl
  2. ^ World Cat
  3. ^ William Gibson, ‘Plumptre, John (1754–1825)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 4 April 2013
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Luxmoore
Dean of Gloucester
1808–1825
Succeeded by
Edward Rice