Philip Eliot (priest)

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This article is about the father, Dean of Windsor. For his son, Bishop of Buckingham, see Philip Eliot (bishop).

The Very Rev Philip Frank Eliot KCVO, DD was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the last decades of the 19th century and the first two of the 20th.[1] He was born at Weymouth on 21 December 1835 [2] and educated at Trinity College, Oxford. Ordained in 1859,[3] he began his ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at St Michael’s, Winchester. Following this he was Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bournemouth.

In 1886 he was appointed Canon of the ninth stall at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, a position he held until 1891 when he was made Dean of Windsor from 1891 until his death on 1 November 1917.[4]

His son Philip Eliot was the second Bishop of Buckingham.


Philip Frank Eliot was married twice:

  • Mary Anna Marriott Smith (1840-1881) on 1859 at St Mary's Blandford Forum, with issue
  1. Arthur Francis Eliot (1860-1864)
  2. Philip Herbert Eliot (1862-1946)
  3. Edith Mary Eliot (1865-19??)
  4. Alice Lydia G. Eliot (1867-19??)
  5. Margaret Fanny Eliot (1868-19??)
  6. Emily Ffolliott Eliot (1871-1???)
  7. William Francis Eliot (1876-1922)
  8. John Alfred R. Eliot (1877-19??)
  • Mary Emma Pitt-Rivers (1843-1900) on 1883 Windsor, with issue
  1. Victor Alexander George Eliot (1884-1959)


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  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  4. ^ Death Of Dr. Eliot. Dean Of Windsor For 26 Years. The Times Friday, Nov 02, 1917; pg. 9; Issue 41625; col F
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Randall Davidson
Dean of Windsor
1891 – 1917
Succeeded by
Albert Victor Baillie