Rev. William Selwyn

Male 1840 - 1914  (74 years)


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  • Name William Selwyn 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 27 Mar 1840  Eton, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1914  Hereford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bromfield Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0408  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2014 

    Father The Rt. Rev. George Augustus Selwyn,   b. 05 Apr 1809, Church Row,Hampstead, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1878, Lichfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Harriet Richardson,   b. 2 Sep 1809, Wanlip Hall, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 March 1907, Lichfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1839 
    Family ID F049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Susan Steward,   b. 1839,   d. 28 Oct 1913, Quarry House, Hereford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rev. William George Selwyn,   b. 1865,   d. 05 Oct 1893, Bishop Auckland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    +2. Harriet Alice Selwyn,   b. 1867,   d. 25 Sep 1957, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1840 - Eton, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1914 - Hereford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bromfield Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Vicar of Bromfield, Shropshire
    • Prebendary of Hereford
    • Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 20, 1858. [Eldest] s. of the Rt. Rev. George Augustus (1826) (and Sarah Harriet, dau. of Sir John Richardson). B. [Mar. 27, 1840], at New Windsor, Berks. Bapt. May 6, 1840. [School, Eton.] Matric. Michs. 1858; B.A. 1862; M.A. 1865. Ord. deacon (Worcester) 1864; priest, 1865; C. of Chaddesley Corbett, Worcs., 1864-6. V. of Bromfield, Salop, 1866-1907. Domestic Chaplain to the Bishop of Lichfield, 1875-8. Preb. of Hereford, 1901-14. Married, Oct. 20, 1864, Harriet Susan, dau. of the Rev. Ambrose Steward, of Ipswich. Latterly of Quarry House, Aylestone Hill, Hereford, where he died Dec. 24, 1914; buried at Bromfield. Brother of John R. (1862); father of the next. (St John's Coll. Reg.; Eton Sch. Lists; Eagle, XXXVI. 219; Crockford; Who was Who.)
    • From Crockford's Clerical Directory for 1908

      SELWYN, William, Quarry House, Aylestone Hill, Hereford, and Oxford and Cambridge Club, S.W. - St. John's Coll. Cam. B.A. 1862, M.A. 1865. d 1864, p 1865 Worc. Preb of Heref. Cathl. 1901. F C. of Chaddesley Corbett, Worcs, 1864-66; Sec. And Treas. Melanesian Miss. 1873-99; Dom. Chap. to Bp of Lich. 1875-78; Commiss. Melan. 1877-91; V. of Bromfield, Salop, 1866-1907.


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