1842-1908

February 16, 1842, Penzance, Cornwall, England.

December 19, 1908, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

Educated at Pembroke College, Oxford (BA 1864, MA 1867), York was ordained a deacon in 1865, and priest in 1872. He served as Curate of Charlbury (1865); Bembridge, Isle of Wight (1872); Chaplain in the Royal Navy (HMS Crocodile, 1872-5; HMS Seraphis, 1876; Temeraire, 1877-80); Greenwich Hospital School (1880-89); Greenwich Hospital (1888-89); Royal Marine Light Infantry (1889-94); and Royal Marine Artillery, Eastney Barracks (1894-98). He retired in 1898. His works include:

  1. As Near the Wished for Port We Draw