Rev John Darwall

Birth
Haughton, Stafford Borough, Staffordshire, England
Death 18 Dec 1789 (aged 57–58)
Walsall, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, West Midlands, England
Burial Walsall, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, West Midlands, England
Memorial ID 83350179 · View Source
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John Darwall was born in 1731 at Haugh­ton, Staffordshire, England.

He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and at Brasenose College, Oxford (which he entered at the age of 14), grad­u­at­ing in 1756. He then became curate and later vicar of St. Matthew's Parish in Walsall.

In 1766, he married to Mary Whateley (1738–1825), his second wife, a published poet who ran a printing press and also wrote hymns.

He died on 18 De­cem­ber 1789 at Walsall in the West Mid­lands. He was buried at the Bath Street Bur­i­al Grounds.


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  • Created by: Daryl & Barbara (Biggs) Mallett
  • Added: 12 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83350179
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Darwall (1731–18 Dec 1789), Find a Grave Memorial no. 83350179, citing Bath Street Burial Grounds, Walsall, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, West Midlands, England ; Maintained by Daryl & Barbara (Biggs) Mallett (contributor 46984947) .