1826–1910

Introduction

Born: June 18, 1826, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 19, 1910, Queen’s Gate Pal­ace, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: St. Andrew church­yard, Bi­shop­thorpe, York, di­rect­ly op­po­site the arch­bi­shop’s pal­ace. He lies along­side his long­stand­ing friend and for­mer chap­lain, John Ke­ble, ne­phew of hym­nist John Ke­ble.

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Biography

In ear­ly life Mac­La­gan en­tered the ar­my, and served for some time in In­dia.

Retiring with the rank of lieu­ten­ant, he en­tered St. Pe­ter’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge (BA 1856, MA 1860).

Taking Ho­ly Or­ders, he served in nu­mer­ous po­si­tions, in­clud­ing:

He was al­so Hon. Chap­lain to the Queen, and pre­ben­da­ry of Re­cul­ver­land in St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral, Lon­don.

He re­tired in 1909.

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