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Riley, Charles Owen Leaver.
Adm. at CAIUS, Oct. 1, 1874.
S. of the Rev. Lawrence William (1849), V. of St Cross, Knutsford, Cheshire.
B. May 26, 1854.
School, Market Bosworth; and at Owens College, Manchester.
Matric. Michs. 1874; Scholar, 1875-8; B.A. 1878; M.A. 1881; D.D. 1894.
Fellow, 1916.
Ramsden Preacher, 1908.
Ord. deacon (Ripon) 1878; priest, 1879; C. of Bierley, Yorks., 1878-80.
C. of Holy Trinity, Bradford, 1880-2. C. of Lancaster, 1882-5. V. of St Paul's, Preston, 1885-94.
Bishop of Perth, Western Australia, 1894-1914; Archbishop, 1914-29.
Official representative of Perth at the Coronation, 1911.
Warden of the University of West Australia, 1913; Chancellor, 1916-21, receiving the first honorary degree (LL.D.) conferred by that University.
Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Chaplain-General, Australian Force). O.B.E., 1920.
Married, 1886, Elizabeth, youngest dau. of C. A. Merriman, M.R.C.S.E., of Heath House, Knutsford, and had issue. 'Both he and his family made themselves loved in his enormous diocese' Portrait, presented to him by the Governor of West Australia.
Died June 23, 1929.
(Venn, II. 412; Univ.
War List; Who was Who; The Times
, June 26, 1929.)
Charles Owen Leaver RILEY
Approx. lifespan: 1854–1929
Adm Gonville & Caius College 1874:10:01
s. of Rev. Lawrence William RILEY (1849) V.: St Cross, Knutsford, Cheshire ,
b. 1854:05:26
Sch: Market Bosworth School Market Bosworth, [Leicestershire], ; and at Sch: Owens College Owens, Manchester, [Lancashire],
Matric 1874:10MT:
Scholar 1875-78
BA 1878
MA 1881
DD 1894
Hon. Fellow 1916
Ramsden Preacher: 1908
Ord. deacon Ripon 1878
Ord. priest 1879
C.: Bierley, West Riding of Yorkshire , 1878-80
C.: Holy Trinity, Bradford, [West Riding of Yorkshire], 1880-82
C.: Lancaster, [Lancashire], 1882-85
V.: St Paul's, Preston, [Lancashire], 1885-94
Bishop of: Perth, Western Australia , Australia , 1894-1914
Archbishop: 1914-29
Official: representative of Perth, [Western Australia], [Australia], at the Coronation 1911
Warden of: : University of Western Australia , Australia , 1913
Chancellor: 1916-21, receiving the first honorary degree ( LLD ) conferred by that University.
served in the Great War: 1914-19
Chapl.-General: Australian Force )
OBE 1920
m. 1886 Elizabeth MERRIMAN youngest dau. of C. A. MERRIMAN, M.R.C.S.E., of Heath House, Heath, Knutsford, [Cheshire],
"Both he and his family made themselves loved in his enormous diocese".
had issue
Portrait, presented to him by the Governor of: Western Australia , Australia ,
d. 1929:06:23
( Venn, II. 412; University War List; Who was Who; The Times 1929:06:26)