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List of Deans (Religious)

With their denomination, and years and location of service

About this page: This list compiles occupation and service lists as found in other sources, with the goal of being able to search and cross-reference the names to see all the places where one person served. More are always being added. More >>

List of Deans (Religious)
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
AnglicanGeorge 1600-1609EnglandHampshireWinchester Cathedral
AnglicanJohn 1745-1776EnglandStaffordshireLichfield Cathedral
AnglicanLancelot 1683-1703EnglandStaffordshireLichfield Cathedral
AnglicanGeorge 1642EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
AnglicanGeorge 1643EnglandKentCanterbury Cathedral
Roman CatholicWalter de 1361-1362EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1689-1710EnglandOxfordshireOxford, Christ Church Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1857-1871EnglandKentCanterbury Cathedral
AnglicanCyril 1933-1951EnglandDurhamDurham Cathedral
AnglicanThomas 1721-1732EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
AnglicanPeter 1729-1730EnglandGloucestershireGloucester Cathedral
AnglicanPeter 1730-1758EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
Roman CatholicWalter 1381EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
Roman CatholicRichard 1452-1477EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
AnglicanGerrard 1809-1825EnglandKentCanterbury Cathedral
AnglicanLancelot 1601-1605EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
AnglicanRichard 1680-1701EnglandDevonExeter Cathedral
AnglicanFrederick 1839-1867EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
Roman CatholicJohn de 1364-1389EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
Roman CatholicSimon of 1194-1214EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
Roman CatholicJohn de 1278-1320EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
Roman CatholicNicholas de 1190EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
AnglicanJames 1682-1691EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
AnglicanMarsham 1891-1892EnglandCambridgeshirePeterborough Cathedral
Roman CatholicJohn 1419EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
Roman CatholicJohn 1482-1496EnglandDevonExeter Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1741-1754EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
AnglicanHerbert 1670-1681EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
Roman CatholicNicholas de 1362EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
AnglicanFrancis 1704-1711EnglandCumberlandCarlisle, Carlisle Cathedral
AnglicanFrancis 1711-1713EnglandOxfordshireOxford, Christ Church Cathedral
AnglicanFrancis 1713-1723EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
Roman CatholicWilliam 1509-1514EnglandWiltshireSalisbury Cathedral
Roman CatholicGiles de 1271-1278EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
AnglicanFrancis 1761-1763EnglandGloucestershireBristol Cathedral
AnglicanLewis 1777-1783EnglandOxfordshireOxford, Christ Church Cathedral
AnglicanRichard 1827-1845EnglandKentCanterbury Cathedral
Roman CatholicJohn 1422EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
AnglicanAlbert 1917-1944EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
Roman CatholicChristopher 1503-1507EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
Roman CatholicChristopher 1505EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
AnglicanWalter 1625-1639EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
AnglicanWalter 1639-1645EnglandDurhamDurham Cathedral
Roman CatholicRalph 1294-1306EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
AnglicanThomas 1754-1770EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
AnglicanGeorge Orange 1888-1906Channel IslandsJersey
AnglicanDavid 1620-1645Channel IslandsJersey
Roman CatholicWilliam of St 1138-1143EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
AnglicanIsaac 1625-1643EnglandKentCanterbury Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1908-1917EnglandCumberlandCarlisle, Carlisle Cathedral
AnglicanJohn 1544-1553EnglandWorcestershireWorcester Cathedral
AnglicanRalph 1621-1631EnglandSomersetWells Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1602-1605EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1901-1908EnglandCambridgeshirePeterborough Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1743-1744EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
AnglicanJohn 1733-1739EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
AnglicanCutts 1763-1780EnglandGloucestershireBristol Cathedral
Roman CatholicRobert de 1257-1260EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
AnglicanJohn 1660-1661EnglandDurhamDurham Cathedral
AnglicanJohn 1661-1662EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
Roman CatholicFulk 1239-1243EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
AnglicanHerbert 1932-1941EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
Roman CatholicWilliam 1340-1344EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
AnglicanRalph 1670-1704EnglandSomersetWells Cathedral
AnglicanRichard 1635-1667EnglandWiltshireSalisbury Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1646-1651EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
Roman CatholicRichard 1478EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
Roman CatholicHenry 1397-1398EnglandSomersetWells Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1617-1622EnglandCambridgeshirePeterborough Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1622EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
Roman CatholicHenry de 1155-1164EnglandWiltshireSalisbury Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1949-1957EnglandWorcestershireWorcester Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1911-1919EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1813-1837EnglandGloucestershireBristol Cathedral
Roman CatholicAntony 1329-1337EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
AnglicanGeorge 1924-1929EnglandKentCanterbury Cathedral
AnglicanJohn 1589-1591EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
AnglicanRobert 1596EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
AnglicanFrank 1920-1937EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
AnglicanGeorge 1672-1692EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1540-1549EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
Roman CatholicJohn 1446-1462EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
Roman CatholicThomas de 1295EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Roman CatholicWilliam 1363EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
AnglicanChristopher 1814-1824EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Roman CatholicWilliam 1483EnglandBerkshireWindsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
AnglicanEdward 1875-1892EnglandStaffordshireLichfield Cathedral
AnglicanEdward 1885-1885EnglandGloucestershireGloucester Cathedral
Roman CatholicNicholas 1435-1441EnglandWiltshireSalisbury Cathedral
AnglicanWilliam 1560-1561EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
AnglicanWilliam 1703-1712EnglandStaffordshireLichfield Cathedral
AnglicanGodwin 1941-1951EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
AnglicanHarry 1934-1951EnglandGloucestershireBristol Cathedral
AnglicanLancelot 1705-1717EnglandDevonExeter Cathedral
AnglicanLionel 1936-1950EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
AnglicanErnest 1937-1943EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
AnglicanThomas 1592-1611EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
AnglicanJoseph 1872-1885EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
AnglicanHenry 1728-1746EnglandDurhamDurham Cathedral
Roman CatholicSimon 1093-1133EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral

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14Deans (Religious)Channel Islands, Jersey
61Deans (Religious)England, Berkshire, Windsor Castle, St Georges Chapel
28Deans (Religious)England, Cambridgeshire, Ely, Ely Cathedral
42Deans (Religious)England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough Cathedral
33Deans (Religious)England, Cheshire, Chester, Chester Cathedral
38Deans (Religious)England, Cumberland, Carlisle, Carlisle Cathedral
62Deans (Religious)England, Devon, Exeter Cathedral
35Deans (Religious)England, Durham, Durham Cathedral
39Deans (Religious)England, Gloucestershire, Bristol Cathedral
34Deans (Religious)England, Gloucestershire, Gloucester Cathedral
34Deans (Religious)England, Hampshire, Winchester Cathedral
59Deans (Religious)England, Herefordshire, Hereford Cathedral
35Deans (Religious)England, Kent, Canterbury Cathedral
40Deans (Religious)England, Kent, Rochester, Rochester Cathedral
12Deans (Religious)England, Lancashire, Manchester Cathedral
71Deans (Religious)England, Lincolnshire, Lincoln Cathedral
80Deans (Religious)England, Middlesex, London, St Pauls Cathedral
32Deans (Religious)England, Middlesex, London, Westminster Abbey
33Deans (Religious)England, Norfolk, Norwich Cathedral
41Deans (Religious)England, Oxfordshire, Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral
67Deans (Religious)England, Somerset, Wells Cathedral
53Deans (Religious)England, Staffordshire, Lichfield Cathedral
71Deans (Religious)England, Sussex, Chichester Cathedral
65Deans (Religious)England, Wiltshire, Salisbury Cathedral
40Deans (Religious)England, Worcestershire, Worcester Cathedral
23Deans (Religious)England, Yorkshire, Ripon Cathedral
67Deans (Religious)England, Yorkshire, York, York Minster
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