Robert Browne (priest)

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Robert William Browne (1809 in Southwark – 1895 in Wells) was the Archdeacon of Bath from 1860 [1] to 1895. [2]

Bothamley was born in Southwark and educated at St John's College, Oxford. [3] He was ordained deacon in 1832; and Priest in 1833. [4] but stayed at St John's, firstly as Fellow and then Tutor until 1839. In that year he began studying for a PhD at the University of Heidelberg. In 1862 he became Rector of Weston-Super-Mare; and in 1863 a Canon of Wells Cathedral.

He died on 13 December 1895. [5]


  1. ARCHDEACONRY OF BATH The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Oct 23, 1860; pg. 9; Issue 23758
  2. South Wales Daily News South Glamorgan, Wales 14 Dec 1895 "ARCHDEACON OF BATH DEAD"
  3. "Alumni oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886; their parentage, birthplace and year of birth, with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the University" Foster,J (Ed) Vol II p 176 Oxford, Parker & Co,1888
  4. Clergy Data base
  5. Obituary The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 13, 1895; pg. 6; Issue 34759
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Gunning
Archdeacon of Bath
Succeeded by
Hilton Bothamley

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