Gough McCormick

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The Very Rev Joseph Gough McCormick , DD (1874–1924) was Dean of Manchester in the first quarter of the 20th century. [1]

Born into an ecclesiastical (and cricketing) family [2] in London in 1874, he was educated at Exeter School and St John's College, Cambridge. [3] He was ordained in 1897. [4] He began his career at Great Yarmouth, where as a keen amateur cricketer, he played minor counties cricket for Norfolk from 1899–1909, making thirty appearances. [5] He was later vicar of St Paul's, Princes Park, Liverpool. [6] Later he was Vicar of St. Michael's Church, Chester Square [7] and an Honorary Chaplain to the King [8] [9] before his elevation to the Deanery. [10] He died in post on 30 August 1924. [11]

Notes

  1. National Archives
  2. cricketeurope4
  3. "McCormick, Joseph Gough (MRMK893JG)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  4. "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  5. "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Gough McCormick" . CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  6. Papers of GH Bowers Archived 2012-07-17 at Archive.today
  7. Church web-site
  8. New Hon. Chaplain To The King. The Times Saturday, Jan 23, 1915; pg. 4; Issue 40759; col B
  9. London Gazette
  10. “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  11. Deaths The Times Wednesday, Sep 10, 1924; pg. 15; Issue 43753; col A
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Swayne
Dean of Manchester
1920 1924
Succeeded by
Hewlett Johnson


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