John Burnaby

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The Reverend
John Burnaby
Born (1891-07-28)28 July 1891
Died 6 March 1978(1978-03-06) (aged 86)
Spouse(s) Dorothy Helen Burnaby
Ecclesiastical career
Religion Christianity (Anglican)
Church Church of England
Ordained 1942 (priest)
Academic background
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Academic work
Discipline Theology
Institutions Trinity College, Cambridge

John Burnaby (28 July 1891 – 6 March 1978) was an Anglican priest and Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He was married to Dorothy Helen Burnaby, née Lock, the sister of Robert Heath Lock. He is buried with his wife in the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground in Cambridge.


  • ‘BURNABY, Rev. Prof. John’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 8 March 2013

External links

  • John Burnaby at Find a Grave
  • "John Burnaby". Trinity College Chapel web site, section "Memorials and Brasses in the Chapel".

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