Good, Reverend Henry
d. 1898
Reverend Henry Good was the Senior Priest-vicar of Royal Peculiar Collegiate Church of Wimborne Minster, Dorset, from 1841 to 1881.1 His son, Charles Good, served as British Columbia governor James Douglas's private secretary, and was married to Douglas's daughter Alice.2 Governor Douglas mentions Reverend Good while recommending Charles to the Duke of Newcastle, for the Office of Treasurer of the colony in 1863. Unfortunately for Charles, Newcastle was not convinced, noting in the file that the Governor forgets to add to Mr. Good's other qualifications that he is his Son in Law.3
Reverend Good was educated at Cambridge and served as a midshipman in the Royal Navy during the Peninsular War. He was ordained deacon in 1823 and priested in 1824. He died in 1898 at the age of ninety-eight.4
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