William Dalrymple MACLAGAN, Lord Bishop of Lichfield 1826-1910
Maclagan was born in Edinburgh, son of a doctor, and educated
at Royal High School. He joined the Indian Army for five years
before returning in 1852 to Peterhouse College in Cambridge. In 1856
he graduated in mathematics and was ordained as a Deacon, 1869 Rector
of Newington, 1875 Vicar of Kensington, 1878 Bishop of Lichfield, and
1891 Archbishop of York. Maclagan resigned from the English church
hierarchy in 1908. Maclagan's son Sir Eric Robert Dalrymple Maclagan
(1879 - 1951) was Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Photo from a Carte de Visite by Elliott & Fry, 55 Baker Street,
Portman square, London, also Lomax, Bookseller, Lichfield. Faintly
inscribed in pencil "Bp McClaghan". The cartoon is from Vanity Fair 1891.
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