1848–1930
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March 25, 1848, in the rectory of St. Mary’s, Whitechapel, London, England.

July 30, 1930, Nutley, Sussex, England.

Francis was the son of Will­iam Wel­don Champ­neys, Canon of St. Paul’s, and later Dean of Lich­field.

He was educated at Win­ches­ter College and Brase­nose College, Oxf­ord (MA & MB 1875, MD later). An amateur musician, he studied under John Goss, and held various musical positions from 1880 to 1913.

He was also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London (1882), and chaired the Central Midwives’ Board (1903–30). He was made a Bar­o­net in 1910.

  1. Assisi
  2. Sales
  3. St. Jerome
  4. St. Veronica
  5. Xavier

Champneys’ burial place