Henry Melvill Gwatkin

Reverend Henry Melvill Gwatkin (30 July 1844 14 November 1916) was an English theologian and church historian.

He was born at Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire. He was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge.[1] He became Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History of the University of Cambridge in 1891, retiring in 1912. He is buried in the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground in Cambridge.,[2] with his wife Lucy De Lisle Gwatkin.


Gwatkin also wrote few malacological studies, include:


  1. "Gwatkin, Henry Melvill (GWTN863HM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  2. A Cambridge Necropolis by Dr. Mark Goldie, 2000

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