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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]

Doctor of Divinity advanced or honorary academic degree in divinity

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The Dean of Manchester is based in Manchester, England and is the head of the Chapter of Manchester Cathedral. The current dean is Rogers Govender.

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 after which he was Vicar of St Paul’s, Princes Park, Liverpool. [5] Later he was Vicar of St Michael’s, Chester Square [6] and an Honorary Chaplain to the King [7] [8] before his elevation to the Deanery. [9] He died in post on 30 August 1924. [10]

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St Johns College, Cambridge college of the University of Cambridge

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  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. Papers of GH Bowers Archived 2012-07-17 at Archive.today
  6. Church web-site
  7. New Hon. Chaplain To The King. The Times Saturday, Jan 23, 1915; pg. 4; Issue 40759; col B
  8. London Gazette
  9. “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  10. 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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