Rt. Rev. William Marshall Selwyn

Rt. Rev. William Marshall Selwyn

Male 1879 - 1951  (72 years)

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  • Name William Marshall Selwyn 
    Prefix Rt. Rev. 
    Born 15 Feb 1879  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  Beech Grove, North Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1891  Spa Rd, Bournemouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1901  122, Finchley Rd., Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 29 Sep 1951 
    Person ID I0580  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 

    Father Rev. Sydney Augustus Selwyn,   b. 1853, Bowling Green, Bowling, Yorks Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1924, Swanage, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Ellen Mary Blake,   b. Abt 1851, Thurning, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Family ID F099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy May Ross,   c. 30 Mar 1884, Paddington St John, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1954, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 26 May 1916  Chelsea St Simon Zelotes, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1879 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Beech Grove, North Walsham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - Spa Rd, Bournemouth, Hants Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 122, Finchley Rd., Hampstead, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 May 1916 - Chelsea St Simon Zelotes, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rt. Rev. William Marshall Selwyn
    Rt. Rev. William Marshall Selwyn
    William Marshall Selwyn and wife Dorothy
    William Marshall Selwyn and wife Dorothy
    William Marshall Selwyn
    William Marshall Selwyn
    William Marshall Selwyn, name on roll of rectors of Bath  abbey
    William Marshall Selwyn, name on roll of rectors of Bath abbey

  • Notes 
    • Rector of Bath Abbey
      Archdeacon of Bath 1938-1947
      Bishop of Fulham 1947-1949
    • Time magazine article
    • Wikipedia entry
    • Adm. pens. at EMMANUEL, Oct. 1898. [2nd] s. of [the Rev.] S[ydney] A[ugustus] (1871), of Boscombe vicarage, Bournemouth (and Ellen M. Blake). B. Feb. 15, 1879. [School, Haileybury.] Matric. Michs. 1898; B.A. 1901; M.A. 1906. Ord. deacon (Rochester) 1902; priest, 1903; C. of All Saints, South Lambeth, 1902-8. V. of St Simon Zelotes, Upper Chelsea, 1908-21. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Chaplain, R.A.C.D.). Chaplain of the Embassy Church, Rue d'Aguesseau, Paris, 1921-9. V. of Holy Trinity, Bournemouth, 1929-31. V. of Brompton, 1931-8. R. of Bath, 1938-47. Archdeacon of Bath and Preb. of Wells, 1938-47. Suffragan Bishop of Fulham, 1947-9; resigned. R. of St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London., 1947-9. Died Sept. 29, 1951. (Haileybury Reg.; Crockford; Who's Who; The Times, Oct. 1, 1951.)
    • From Crockford' Clerical Directory for 1932

      SELWYN, William Marshall. - Em. Coll. Cam. B.A. 1901, M.A. 1906, Ridley Hall, Cam. 1901. d 1902, p 1903 Roch. C. of All SS. S. Lambeth, 1902-08; T.C.F. 1918-19; V. of St. Simon Zelotes, U Chelsea, 1908-21; Chap. of Embassy Church in Rue d'Aguesseau, Paris, 1921-29; V. of H. Trin. Bournemouth, 1929-31; Brompton, Dio.Lon. from 1931. (P, Bp; Gross Inc. 1500l, Net 1400l and Ho; Pop. 7250.) Vicarage, Brompton, S.W.3.
    • An article was published in the Bath Chronicle on 26 April 2012. It described William's involvements at the Abbey during World War II.

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] 1881 Census for Norfolk/North Walsham/District 8.

    2. [S41] 1891 Census for Hampshire/Christchurch/District 5.

    3. [S42] 1901 Census for London/Hampstead/Hampstead/District 22.


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