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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Montgomery, The Right Rev. Henry Hutchinson

Montgomery, The Right Rev. Henry Hutchinson, D.D., Bishop of Tasmania, son of the late Sir Robert Montgomery, K.C.B., G.C.S.I., formerly Lieut.-Governor of the Punjaub, by his second wife, Ellen Jane, second daughter of William Lambert, of Woodmansterne, Surrey, was born in 1847. He was educated at Harrow, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. second class Moral Sciences Tripos in 1970, and M.A. in 1873. He was ordained deacon in 1871, priest in 1872, and was curate of Hurstpierpoint from 1871 to 1874, of Christ Church, Southwark, 1874 to 1876, and of St. Margaret's, Westminster, from 1876 to 1879, when he was appointed vicar of St. Mark's, Kennington, Rural Dean of Kennington, and examining chaplain to the Bishop of Rochester. In May 1889 he was consecrated Bishop of Tasmania, in succession to Dr. Sandford. He was enthroned in St. David's Cathedral, Hobart, Oct. 29th, 1889. Bishop Montgomery is a member of the Council of the University of Tasmania. He married Maud, third daughter of Ven. Archdeacon Farrar.