Henry Yorke (priest)

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The Hon. Henry Reginald Yorke (30 October 1803 – 26 September 1871)[1] was Archdeacon of Huntington from 22 March 1856 to 16 March 1870.[2]

The son of Vice Admiral Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke,[3] he was born in Bursledon,educated at St John's College, Cambridge[4] and ordained in 1827. He held incumbencies at Aspenden and Wimpole; was a JP for Cambridgeshire; and a Canon at Ely Cathedral from 1859 until his death.[5]

His brother was a British naval commander and Conservative politician;[6] and his brother-in-law an eminent banker.[7]

References

  1. ^ Death Of The Hon. And Ven. H. R. Yorke. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Sep 28, 1871; pg. 6; Issue 27180
  2. ^ British History On-line
  3. ^ United Service Magazine. pp. 215–217. 
  4. ^ Venn, John & Venn, John Archibald. Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, Cambridge University Press Part II vol. vi p617
  5. ^ thePeerage.com
  6. ^ J. K. Laughton, ‘Yorke, Charles Philip, fourth earl of Hardwicke (1799–1873)’, rev. Andrew Lambert, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 23 Jan 2017
  7. ^ Our History. Christ Church, Cockfosters. Retrieved 21 July 2015.


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