The Most Rev. Edward White Benson

Died aged c. 67

Edward White Benson (14 July 1829 – 11 October 1896) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1883 until his death. Before this, he was the first Bishop of Truro, serving from 1877 to 1883, and began construction of Truro Cathedral. He was previously a schoolmaster and was the first Master of Wellington College from 1859 to 1872.

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Edward White Benson Archbishop of Canterbury 1883 - 1896 was born in a house on this site

Benson House - 98-104 Lombard Street, Highgate, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they was born (1829)