William Crawley (priest)

William Crawley (20 April 1803 in Rotherfield - 12 January 1896 in Bryngwyn) was a long serving 19th-century Welsh[1] Anglican priest,[2] most notably Archdeacon of Monmouth[3] for over forty years.[4]

Crawley was educated at Shrewsbury and Magdalene College, Cambridge.[5] He was a Fellow of Magdalen from 1824 to 1834. Crawley was ordained deacon in 1825 and priest in 1826. He held livings at Llanvihangel (1831-1858)[6] and Bryngwyn (1834-1896).[7] He was Archdeacon of Monmouth from 1844 to 1885.[8]

His son Richard[9] was a noted classical scholar.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ National Library of Wales
  2. ^ Villages Alive Trust
  3. ^ "A Charge Delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Monmouth, at the Vernal Visitation, in April, 1847" Church of England. Archdeaconry of Monmouth. Archdeacon Crawley: Monmouth Farror, T, 1849
  4. ^ 'ECCLESIASTICAL INTELLIGENCE' The Morning Post (London, England) Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1896 Issue 38570 p3
  5. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part II. 1752–1900 Vol. ii. Chalmers – Fytche, (1944) p172
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1885 p284: London; Horace Cox; 1885
  7. ^ Cobbold Family History Trust
  8. ^ forebears/monmouthshire/bryngwyn
  9. ^ Dictionary of Welsh Biography
  10. ^   "Crawley, Richard". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.