John Waugh (priest)

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The Very Rev John Waugh, DD was Dean of Worcester from 1751 until his death on 19 April 1765.[1]

The son of John Waugh, Bishop of Carlisle [2] he was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge.[3] He was Vicar of Stanwix, Cumberland from 1727 to 65; Prebendary and Chancellor of Carlisle Cathedral from 1727 until 1751; and Vicar of Bromsgrove tith the Mastership of St Oswald’s Hospital, Worcester from 1754.[4]


  1. ^ British History On-line
  2. ^ Parish Roots
  3. ^ Venn Database
  4. ^ ”Bishops & Deans of Worcester” Green,B: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral, 1979
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Edmund Marten
Dean of Worcester
Succeeded by
Richard Wrottesley, Bt

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