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Dr Howard Tomlinson

Canon Emeritus Dr HOWARD C. TOMLINSON., BA, PhD, FRHistS

Howard Tomlinson was educated at Ashville College, Harrogate, and at the Universities of London and Reading where he completed his doctorate. As a postgraduate student, he won both the Julian Corbett prize in naval history awarded by the Institute of Historical Research, and the Royal Historical Society’s prestigious Alexander prize.

Following his fellowship at the University of Wales, he was appointed Head of History at Wellington College and was also a Housemaster there.  In 1987 he succeeded Mr Barry Sutton as Headmaster of Hereford Cathedral School where he remained until his retirement in 2005.

As well as his latest publication all about the history of HCS, he is also author and editor of several books and articles on aspects of early modern English History, including the post-Restoration chapter in the millennium History of Hereford Cathedral.