Robert Gregory (priest)
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The Very Reverend Robert Gregory, DD was a reforming Anglican Dean in the last decade of the 19th century and the first one of the 20th. Born 9 February 1819. he was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. There he distinguished himself by gaining the 'Denyer Theological Prize Essay'. He was ordained in 1843  and began his career with a curacies at Bisley, Wragby and Lambeth.
He was later Vicar of St Mary the Less, Lambeth from 1853 to 1873. After this he was a Canon at St Paul’s Cathedral before succeeding to the Deanery in 1891. In 1873 he was elected to the School Board for London. He died on 2 August 1911. His son later became Bishop of Mauritius.
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- Open Library
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- "The London School Board Elections". Daily News. 29 November 1873.
- Death Of Dr. Gregory. A Great Ecclesiastical Reformer The Times Thursday, Aug 03, 1911; pg. 8; Issue 39654; col A
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Richard William Church
|Dean of St Paul's
1891 – 1911
William Ralph Inge
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