May 15, 1859, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England.

February 25, 1919, Norwich, England.

Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, England.


Son of J. P. G. Beeching of Bexhill, Surrey, Henry was educated at the City of London School; Balliol College, Oxford (BA 1883, MA 1887); and Durham (DLit 1903). He took Holy Orders in 1882, and held a number of posts, including Chaplain of Lincoln’s Inn; Professor of Pastoral and Liturgical Theology, King’s College, London; Clark Lecturer in English Literature, Trinity College, Cambridge; and Dean of Norwich. He became Canon of Westminster in 1902, and Preacher at Lincoln’s Inn in 1904. His works include:

  1. God, Who Created Me
  1. O Wisdom, That with God’s Own Breath