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viously declined the living of St. James's, Piccadilly, but in 1850 he was Bampton lecturer at Oxford, and in July 1857 he accepted the ministry of Quebec chapel, now known as the Church of the Annunciation, St. Marylebone. Two years later he accepted the vicarage of St. John's, Paddington, which he held from 1859 until his selection by Lord Derby for the deanery of Norwich; he was installed on 4 Dec. 1866.

Goulburn was dean of Norwich for twenty-three years; during the whole period his bishop was John Thomas Pelham [q.v.], with whom he worked harmoniously, although the temperament and views of the two were very different. Goulburn took great interest in the fabric of the cathedral, on which he lectured and wrote. Originally an evangelical he gradually became more of a high churchman, but he was never a ritualist, and regarded with abhorrence latitudinarianism and rationalism. On ecclesiastical, political, and university questions he was thoroughly conservative, regarding John William Burgon [q.v.] as his leader. Like Burgon he protested against the appointment of Dean Stanley as select preacher in 1872, and resigned his own position as select preacher when his protest was disregarded. But he had none of the truculent asperity of Burgon, who refused to ‘break bread’ with Stanley, and he remained a personal friend of Stanley from the time they visited Greece together in 1842 to Stanley's death. The sermon Goulburn preached on that occasion excited some comment; Stanley's friends were offended by Goulburn's denunciation of his theology, while Burgon objected to his appreciation of Stanley's personality.

Goulburn resigned the deanery on 23 April 1889 and retired to Tunbridge Wells, where he busied himself in writing Burgon's ‘Life;’ it was published in two substantial volumes in 1892 (London, 8vo). Goulburn died at Calverley Park Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, on 3 May 1897, and was buried at Aynhoe, Northamptonshire. A memorial window was erected to him in Rugby chapel, and a portrait reproduced from a photograph forms the frontispiece of Compton's ‘Memoir.’ Goulburn married at Aynhoe, on 11 Dec. 1845, Julia, daughter of Ralph William Cartwright (1771–1849) of Aynhoe, sometime M.P. for Northamptonshire, by his second wife, Julia Frances, sister of Sir Thomas Digby Aubrey, bart.; she survived him, leaving no issue. Goulburn was author of numerous sermons, lectures, commentaries, and theological manuals, and the list of his works occupies more than six pages of the British Museum catalogue. Besides the ‘Life of Burgon,’ his more important works are: 1. ‘The Doctrine of the Resurrection of the Body,’ London, 1851, 8vo; the Bampton lectures for 1850, and an uncompromising defence of orthodox views on the subject. 2. ‘An Introduction to the Devotional Study of the Holy Scriptures,’ 1854, 8vo; 10th ed. 1878. 3. ‘The Idle Word,’ 1855, 8vo; 2nd ed. 1864. 4. ‘A Manual of Confirmation,’ 3 parts, 1855, 16mo; 9th ed. 1872, and other editions 1880 and 1883. 5. ‘The Book of Rugby School,’ Rugby, 1856, 4to. 6. ‘Thoughts on Personal Religion,’ 1862, 2 vols. 8vo; 8th ed. 1871, and six more editions by 1884. 7. ‘Sermons,’ 1862, 2 vols. 16mo; 4th ed. 1869. 8. ‘The Pursuit of Holiness,’ 1869, 8vo; 7th ed. 1885. 9. ‘The Holy Catholic Church,’ London, 1873, 8vo; 2nd ed. 1874. 10. ‘A Commentary … on the Order of the Administration of the Lord's Supper,’ 1875, 8vo; 6th ed. same year. 11. ‘The Ancient Sculptures in the Roof of Norwich Cathedral,’ 1876, fol. 12. ‘Everlasting Punishment,’ 1880, 8vo; 2nd ed. 1881. 13. ‘Reminiscences of C. P. Golightly,’ Oxford, 1886, 8vo. 14. ‘Three Counsels of the Divine Master for the Conduct of the Spiritual Life,’ 1888, 2 vols. 8vo; 2nd ed. 1890. 15. ‘Farewell to Norwich Cathedral: seven Lectures,’ 1891, 8vo.

[Berdmore Compton's Edward Meyrick Goulburn, 1899; works in British Museum; Prothero's Life of Dean Stanley; Rouse's Hist. of Rugby School; Foster's Alumni Oxon. 1715–1886; Biograph, vi. 567; Tuckwell's Reminiscences of Oxford, 1901, pp. 229 sqq.; Matthew Arnold's Letters, i. 222; Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1897; Davidson & Benham's Life of Archbishop Tait; Times, 4 May 1897; Guardian, 1897, i. 708–9; Men of the Time, 13th ed.; Burke's Landed Gentry, s.vv. ‘Goulburn’ and ‘Cartwright.’

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GOWARD, ANNE (1806–1899), actress. [See Keeley.]


GRAHAM, Sir GERALD (1831–1899), lieutenant-general and colonel-commandant royal engineers, only son of Robert Hay Graham (d. 1859), M.D., of Eden Brows, Cumberland, and of his wife Frances (d. 1898), daughter of Richard Oakley (d. 1833) of Oswald-Kirk, Yorkshire, and afterwards of Pen Park, Bristol, was born at Acton, Middlesex, on 27 June 1831. Educated at Wimbledon, Dresden, and at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, he received a commission as second lieutenant in the royal engineers on 19 June 1850. His further