Robert Froude

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Robert Hurrell Froude (1771–1859) was the Archdeacon of Totnes from 1820 until 1859.[1]

He was born in Devon, the son of Robert Froude (1741–1770).

He married Margaret Spedding. Their eldest son was Richard Hurrell Froude who was involved in the formation of the Oxford Movement. Other sons were the railway engineer William Froude and the historian James Anthony Froude. He was, for many years, the Rector of Dartington.[2]


  1. ^ ”Some account of the barony and town of Okehampton:Its antiquities and institutions” Bridges, W.B; Wright, W.H.K; Rattenbury, J; Shebbeare, R; Thomas, C; Fothergill, H.G Tiverton, W.Masland,1889
  2. ^ Project Canterbury
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Ralph Barnes
Archdeacon of Totnes
Succeeded by
John Downall