Broughton, William Grant, 1788-1853

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Dates:
Birth 1788-05-22
Death 1853-02-20

Biographical notes:

Bishop William Grant Broughton was the first Anglican bishop in Australia. He was instrumental in developing The King's School, Parramatta.

From the description of Correspondence [microform]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225687461

Epithet: Bishop of Sydney

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00017c

W. G. Broughton, 1788-1853, was born in Westminster and ordained deacon and priest in 1818. He was appointed Archdeacon of New South Wales in 1829, and became the first Anglican Bishop of Australia in 1836. When the See was divided in 1847 he was made Bishop of Sydney. He died in London in 1853.

From the description of Dissertation on the Gospel [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225817792

William Broughton was appointed Archdeacon of the Church of England in New South Wales in 1929, in succession to Thomas Hobbes Scott. He was consecrated a Bishop in 1835; became involved in the debate over public education with Governor Bourke and Gipps; and died in London in 1853.

From the description of Papers [microform]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225845813

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Subjects:

  • Jews--History--70-
  • Bishops--Archives
  • Church and state--Catholic Church
  • Judgement Day
  • Bishops--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Clergy
  • Administrators

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Jerusalem (as recorded)
  • Manchester, Lancashire (as recorded)