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John Owen Farquhar Murray, 1909 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEAR/1/1/5

Scope and Contents

Order of service for his installation as Master (with various pencil amendments), Christmas card (with image of Murray), memoir of Murray by Charles F Shepherd 1963 (two copies, one with letter from Charles Shepherd to Owen Chadwick) and order of service for funeral of his wife, Frances Margaret Murray (1947)


  • Creation: 1909 - 1947

Biographical / Historical

John Owen Farquhar Murray (6 May 1858-29 November 1944) was an Anglican clergyman, and Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge from 1909 to 1928.


1 file(s) : Paper

Former / Other Reference

SC M/1/5

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Second copy of memoir (with letter to Owen Chadwick) transferred by Master's Assistant after it was found in the Master's Lodge, Sept 2019 (2018-19/094)

Related Materials

See SEAR/2/1/1/4 Miscellaneous Documents for newscuttings including obituaries for Dr Murray and also SEPH for photographs; also Archives files/Alumni for image of letters from his wife, Fanny Murray 1912 for sale on ebay 2019


Updated record 22nd Jan 2018 when noted that what had been previously listed as an obituary was actually a published memoir by Charles F Shepherd that had been noted elsewhere in research (article by Bowring)

Finding aid date

2006-07-26 11:19:58+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Selwyn College Archives Repository

The College Archivist
Selwyn College Archives
Selwyn College, Grange Road
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 9DQ United Kingdom
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