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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