REV. WILLIAM HENDERSON, D.D.,
1834 -


From: "Montreal History and Gazeteer to the year 1892"
By Rev. J. Douglas Borthwick, John Lovell & Son, Montreal 1892

Was born in Londonderry, Ireland, 22nd May, 1834.  His father was the Principal of Foyle College.  He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, graduated in 1854 with classical and ethical honors, was ordained in 1857, and held incumbencies at Brompton Ralph, and at Monksilver, England, and Ballymore, Ireland.
In 1862, he came to America and had several appointments, chiefly in the United States. He held at one time the Rectorship of Dunham, and was then Examining Chaplain to the Metropolitan. 

In 1877 he was appointed Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, and Principal of the Theological College, which he still fills. Principal Henderson has published several works, among which are Lectures on '' Total Abstinence" and "Baptismal Reformation." Under his able management, the College has entered on a useful and prosperous career for the Diocese.

Return to Notable Montrealers

Back to the homepage

Questions, Comments or Suggestions?
contact
Patty Brown
coordinator of the MontréalGenWeb