Robert Forrest (priest)

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Robert William Forrest (1831 – 6 July 1908) was the Dean of Worcester from 1891 until his death.[1][2]

Forrest was born in Rostellan and educated at Trinity College Dublin[3] and then began his ordained ministry as a curate at Holy Trinity, Dublin, after which he held incumbencies at Liverpool[4] and St Jude's South Kensington. He was also a prebendary of St Paul's Cathedral and an Honorary Chaplain to Queen Victoria.


  1. ^ The Times, 19 June 1891; pg. 9; Issue 33355; col F Ecclesiastical Intelligence
  2. ^ Death Of The Dean Of Worcester, The Times. 7 July 1908; pg. 4; Issue 38692; col C
  3. ^ Who was Who 1897–1990, London, A & C Black, 1991, ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ "The Clergy List" London, Hamilton & Co, 1889
Religious titles
Preceded by Dean of Worcester
1891 –1908
Succeeded by