Gilley, Sheridan 1945–

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Gilley, Sheridan 1945–

(Sheridan Wayne Gilley)

PERSONAL: Born April 27, 1945, in Brisbane, Australia; son of Wayne Grover (a journalist) and Betty Margaret Gilley; married Margaret Mary Haworth (a health care executive and vicar), June 15, 1974; children: Christopher Richard, Elizabeth Susannah. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Queensland, B.A. (with first class honors), 1966; Cambridge University, Ph.D., 1971. Religion: "Roman Catholic (since 1993)."

ADDRESSES: Home—Durham, England. Office—c/o Department of Theology, University of Durham, Abbey House, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RS, England.

CAREER: University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, lecturer in ecclesiastical history, 1971–78; University of Durham, Durham, England, lecturer, 1978–82, senior lecturer, 1982–94, reader in theology, 1994–2002, reader emeritus, 2002–.

MEMBER: Royal Historical Society (fellow), Ecclesiastical History Society, Victorian Society, William Morris Society.


(Editor, with Roger Swift) The Irish in the Victorian City, Croom Helm (Dover, NH), 1985.

(Editor, with Roger Swift) The Irish in Britain, 1815–1939, Barnes & Noble Books (Savage, MD), 1989.

Newman and His Age (biography of Cardinal John Henry Newman), Darton, Longman & Todd (London, England), 1990, Christian Classics (Westminster, MD), 1991.

(Editor, with W.J. Sheils) A History of Christianity in Britain, Blackwell Publishing (Malden, MA), 1994.

(Editor, with Roger Swift) The Irish in Victorian Britain: The Local Dimension, Four Courts Press (Dublin, Ireland), 1999.

(Editor) Victorian Churches and Churchmen: Essays Presented to Vincent Alan McClelland, Boydell & Brewer (Woodbridge, England), 2005.

(With Brian Stanley) World Christianities, c. 1815–1914, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 2006.

Contributor of articles to periodicals.

SIDELIGHTS: Sheridan Gilley once told CA: "My main interests are the history of Christianity and of modern English and Irish society."



Times Literary Supplement, October 27, 1989, review of The Irish in Britain, 1815–1939.