William Moore Ede

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William Moore Ede (31 August 1849 – 2 June 1935) was an Anglican priest in the 20th century.[1]

Moore Ede was educated at Marlborough College and St John's College, Cambridge[2] and ordained in 1873.[3] After an early appointment as superintendent lecturer for the Midland Counties he held incumbencies at Gateshead[4] and, from September 1901, Whitburn.[5] He became Dean of Worcester Cathedral in 1908,[6] a post he held for 26 years.[7] He died on 2 June 1935.[8]

Moore Ede wrote The attitude of The Church to some of the social problems of town life in 1896, which he dedicated to Professor Alfred Marshall, professor of economics at the University of Cambridge and the husband of the economist, Cambridge social reformer and Newnham College academic Mary Paley Marshall.


  1. ^ Who was Who 1897–1990, London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ "Ede, William Moore (ED868WM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory, London, Hamilton & Co, 1889
  4. ^ Genuki
  5. ^ "No. 27353". The London Gazette. 10 September 1901. p. 5979.
  6. ^ New Dean Of Worcester, The Times, 24 July 1908; p. 13.
  7. ^ Freedom Of Worcester, Dr. W. Moore Ede Honoured, The Times, 18 April 1934; pg. 11; Issue 46731; col D
  8. ^ The Times, 3 June 1935, p.16, Issue 47080, col C, Dr. W. M. Ede Former Dean Of Worcester

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Robert Forrest
Dean of Worcester
Succeeded by
Arthur Davies

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