Maltby, Edward, Bishop of Durham (1770 -1859)
Edwarrd Maltby was born in Norwich 6 April 1770, the son of George Maltby a Master Weaver. He was educated at Norwich Grammar School, Winchester College, and Pembroke College Cambridge, where he graduated B.A 1792, M.A. 1794, B.D. 1801 and D.D. 1806. George Pretyman, Bishop of Lincoln, made him his domestic chaplain. From 1824-1833 he was preacher at Lincoln’s Inn. In 1831 he was made Bishop of Chichester and was translated to the See of Durham in 1836. He was involved in the University of Durham to which he left his library, and also in the University of London. He retired in 1856 at the age of 87, and died on 3 July 1859 in London.