John Troutbeck

Troutbeck, John. b. Blencowe, Cumberland, England, 12 November 1832; d. London, 11 October 1899. An Anglican minister, church musician, and translator, Troutbeck received degrees from University College, Oxford (BA 1856; MA 1858). The son of George Troutbeck of Penrith, John married Elizabeth Forbes (1832–1923) in 1856. Following his ordination (deacon, 1855, priest, 1856), he served as precentor at Manchester Cathedral (1865–1869) and a minor canon and precentor at Westminster Abbey in 1869. He also served as Chaplain and Priest in Ordinary to Queen Victoria. His position as secretary to the New Testament Revision Company (1870–1871) contributed to his being named Doctor of Divinity (1883)...

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