William Furneaux

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The Very Reverend
Dr William Mordaunt Furneaux
Dean of Winchester
In office
Personal details
Born 29 July 1848
Died 10 April 1928
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Caroline Octavia née Mortimer
Religion Church of England

The Very Reverend William Mordaunt Furneaux DD was Dean of Winchester in the early decades of the 20th century.[1] Educated at Marlborough College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford,[2] he was a career schoolmaster who eventually became Headmaster of Repton[3] and a Canon of Southwell[4] before his elevation to the Deanery.[5] His funeral was held at Winchester Cathedral on Friday April 13, 1928.[6]


  1. ^ Hampshire Chronicle Archives
  2. ^ “Who was Who”1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ 19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
  4. ^ The Times, Friday, Jun 12, 1891; pg. 7; Issue 33349; col E Ecclesiastical Intelligence
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Kelly’s, 1913
  6. ^ The Times, Saturday, Apr 14, 1928; pg. 13; Issue 44867; col B Funeral of the late Dean of Winchester
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Richard Wood Stephens
Dean of Winchester
1903 – 1919
Succeeded by
William Holden Hutton
Academic offices
Preceded by
Henry Robert Huckin
Headmaster of Repton School
Succeeded by
Hubert Burge