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Lyall, William Rowe.
Adm. pens.
(age 17) at TRINITY, July 2, 1804.
[3rd] s. of John [merchant and shipowner], of London [and of Findon, Sussex] (and Jane, dau. of Thomas Comyn). [B. Feb. 11, 1788, in London.] School, Fulham Park, London.
Matric. Easter, 1806; Scholar, 1808; B.A. 1810; M.A. 1816.
C. of Fawley, Hants., 1812-15.
Chaplain at St Thomas's Hospital, London, 1817.
Assistant Preacher at Lincoln's Inn. R. of Weeley, Essex, 1823-33.
Archdeacon of Colchester, 1824-42.
Warburton Lecturer, Lincoln's Inn, 1826.
R. of Fairstead, Essex, 1827-33.
R. of Hadleigh, Suffolk, 1833-42.
Archdeacon of Maidstone and Preb.
of Canterbury, 1842-5. R. of Great Chart, 1842-52.
Dean of Canterbury, 1845-57.
Married, 1817, Catharine, youngest dau. of Joseph Brandreth, M.D., of Liverpool.
Edited the British Critic, 1816-17, and also the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (which he reorganised in 1820); assisted with the Theological Library. Died Feb. 17, 1857, at the Deanery, Canterbury; buried at Harbledown.
Brother of Alfred (1813). (Boase, II. 539; Clergy List; Cant.
Act Book
; Foster, Index Eccles.; Clerical Guide; D.N.B.)
William Rowe LYALL
Approx. lifespan: 1788–1857
pens. aged 17 Trinity College adm1804:07:02
3rd s. of John LYALL [merchant and shipowner], of London [and of Findon, Sussex (and Jane) dau. of Thomas COMYN ). [
b. 1788:02:11 in London
School Fulham Park, Fulham, London
Matric 1806:04ET:
Scholar 1808
BA 1810
MA 1816
C.: Fawley, Hampshire 1812-15
Chapl.: at
St Thomas' Hospital St Thomas', London 1817
Assistant: Preacher at Lincoln's Inn, [ London ]
R.: Weeley, Essex 1823-33
Archdeacon of: : Colchester [ Essex ] 1824-42
Warburton Lecturer: Lincoln's Inn, [ London ] 1826
R.: Fairstead, Essex 1827-33
R.: Hadleigh, Suffolk 1833-42
Archdeacon of: : Maidstone [ Kent ] and
Prebendary: Canterbury, [ Kent ] 1842-45
R.: Great Chart, [ Kent ] 1842-52
Dean of Canterbury, [ Kent ] 1845-57
m. 1817 Catharine BRANDRETH youngest dau. of Joseph BRANDRETH MD of Liverpool, [ Lancashire ]
Publ.: Edited the British Critic 1816-17, and also the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (which he reorganised in1820);
assisted with the Theological Library
d. 1857:02:17 at the Deanery, Canterbury, [ Kent ]
buried at Harbledown, [ Kent ]
brother of Alfred LYALL (1813)
( Boase, II. 539; Clergy List; Cant. Act Book ; Foster, Index Eccles.; Clerical Guide; D.N.B. )