1800–1874

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Born: Jan­u­a­ry 26, 1800, Mid­dle­ton Che­ney, North­amp­ton­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Ju­ly 4, 1874, Eas­ing­ton, York­shire, Eng­land.

Buried: York Min­ster, Eng­land.

Biography

Churton at­tend­ed Char­ter­house and Christ Church Col­lege, Ox­ford, where he grad­u­at­ed with hon­ors in 1821. He was for some time one of the Mas­ters at Char­ter­house, then took Ho­ly Or­ders in 1826.

He was the first head­mas­ter of the Hack­ney Church of Eng­land School (1830); rec­tor of Crayke, North York­shire (1835); pre­ben­da­ry in York Ca­thed­ral (1841); and Arch­dea­con of Cleve­land (1846).

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