William Magan Campion (c 1820-96) was a President of Queens’ College 1892-96.

Campion was Mathematical Lecturer and also Sadleirian Lecturer and a tutor of Queens’ College. He was considered too young for the College presidency of the College in 1857, but was elected President in 1892 when already old and in poor health.

In the University, Campion was Secretary of the Council of the Senate and Lady Margaret Preacher. He was also Rector of St Botolph’s Church (of which Queens’ College was patron), and an Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral.

With W. J. Beaumont he published The Prayer Book Interleaved (2nd edn 1866).

At the time of his death aged 76, William was living at Queen’s’ College Lodge.

Campion grave
Campion monument


Lat Lon : 52.202812, 0.13759816 – click here for location

Parish : St Botolph

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St Botolph: burial register

William Magan Campion