Dean of Jersey, Rev. William Corbet Le Breton

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About Dean of Jersey, Rev. William Corbet Le Breton

William Corbet le Breton (1815-1888). He was educated at Winchester College and was a fag to Lord Selbourne who once beat him severely on the head with a frying pan for burning his bacon. He matriculated at Pembroke College, Oxford at fifteen; B.A. 1835; M.A. 1837; Fellow of Exeter 1837-42. He was ordained Deacon in 1839, and Priest in 1840. He was Curate of St Olave's, Southwark. He married, 1842, at St Luke's, Chelsea, Emily Davies, daughter of William Martin, and they had seven children. Francis Corbet, Clement Martin, Trevor Alexander, Reginald, Maurice, William and Emily Charlotte.

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