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Rev James Prince Lee

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Rev James Prince Lee

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 24 Dec 1869 (aged 65)
Heaton Norris, Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Burial Heaton Mersey, Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Memorial ID 186587082 View Source
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Episcopal Bishop of Manchester, England. The first Bishop of Manchester, he served in this position from 1847 until his death. He received his education from St Paul's School, London and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1828, a Master of Arts Degree in 1831 and a Doctor of Divinity Degree in 1861. Following his ordination as a priest in 1830, he served an assistant master at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, England. In 1837, he became Rector of Ayot St Peter, Hertfordshire, and the following year, the headmaster of King Edward's School, Birmingham, England. In October 1847 he was nominated as the first bishop of the newly constituted Anglican Diocese of Manchester by Queen Victoria and elected the following month. He died at his home, Mauldeth Hall, at the age of 65 and was succeeded by James Fraser.

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  • Created by: William Bjornstad
  • Added: 12 Jan 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 186587082
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/186587082/james-prince-lee : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Prince Lee (28 Jul 1804–24 Dec 1869), Find a Grave Memorial ID 186587082, citing St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Heaton Mersey, Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England ; Maintained by William Bjornstad (contributor 47016546) .