Howson, George John (1854-1943)

HOWSON, GEORGE JOHN. Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Aug.11, 1873. [Eldest] s. of the Very Rev. John Saul (1833), Dean of Chester. B. May 2, 1854, at Liverpool Schools [Liverpool College and] Haileybury. Matric. Michs 1873; B.A. (Theol. Trip., 1st Class) 1877; equal for Evans prize, 1877, M.A. 1880. Ord. deacon (Canterbury) 1877; priest 1878 C. of All Saints', Maidstone, 1877-9. R. of Overton, Flints.,1879-88. V. of Crewe, 1888-1901. R. of Christ Church, Salford 1901-5. R. of St. Mary's, Crumpsall, Manchester, 1905-6.  V. of St. Andrew's, Southport, 1906-12. Hon. Canon of Liverpool, 1911-16: Canon, 1923-31. R. of Much Woolton, Lancs., 1912-23. Archdeacon of Warrington, 1916-33; of Liverpool 1933-4. Chaplain of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, 1933. Public pr., dio. of Southwark, 1935-43. Author, Overton in Days Gone By. Latterly of 79, Deodar Road, Putney. London, S.W. Died May 20, 1943, at Morfa Bychan, Carnarvons. Buried at Overton. Brother of the [James Francis] and of Edmund W. (1874). 
(Haileybury Sch. Reg.; Crockford; The Times, May 24,1943.)