Henry Browne (Archdeacon of Ely)

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The Ven. John Henry Browne (bapt. 28 June 1780 – 2 November 1858) was an Anglican priest. [1] He was the Archdeacon of Ely [2] from 1816 until his death. [3]

He was born in Maidstone, Kent, the son of chemist Samuel Daniel Browne. He was educated at Oakham School. He entered Pembroke College, Cambridge and transferred to St John's College, Cambridge. He earned an BA in 1803 and MA in 1806, and was a Fellow of St John's College, 1808–14. He was ordained as a deacon in 1802 and as a priest in 1804. [4]

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  1. National Archives
  2. "Archdeacons: Ely", Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541–1857, Volume 7: Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester dioceses (1992), pp. 13-14.
  3. "Deaths", The Times , London, England, 5 November 1858, p. 1.
  4. "Browne, John Henry (BRWN798JH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Watson
Archdeacon of Ely
Succeeded by
Charles Hardwick