William Busby

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William Beaumont Busby
Born 1757
Died 1820

William Beaumont Busby[1] was Dean of Rochester [2] from 1808 [3] to 1820.

He was born in 1757 and educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford.[4] He was Rector of Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire and then Canon of the First Stall, St George's Chapel, Windsor from 1803 to 1808 before his elevation to the Deanery.[5]

He died on 31 August 1820.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ Medway Records
  3. ^ The Lancaster Gazette and General Advertiser, for Lancashire, Westmorland, &c. (Lancaster, England), Saturday, March 26, 1808; Issue 354. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
  4. ^ "William Beaumont Busby". Archived from the original on 25 March 2012. 
  5. ^ British History on-line
  6. ^ Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries .The Lancaster Gazette and General Advertiser, for Lancashire, Westmorland, &c. (Lancaster, England), Saturday, September 23, 1820; Issue 1005. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Samuel Goodenough
Dean of Rochester
1808–May 1820
Succeeded by
Robert Stevens