Walter Ewbank

Walter Frederick Ewbank (29 January 1918 23 March 2014)[1] was an Anglican priest[2] and author.[3]

The son of Sir Robert Benson Ewbank, CSI, CIE, Ewbank was born in Poona in 1918 and educated at Shrewsbury and Balliol and was ordained in 1947. After a curacy at St Martin’s, Windermere he served incumbencies in Ings Casterton, Raughton Head and Carlisle. [4]He was Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness from 1971 to 1977; and then of Carlisle until 1984. [5]

He died in Carlisle in March 2014, aged 96.


  2. National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. Amongst others he wrote “Salopian Diaries”, 1961; “Morality without Law”, 1969; “Charles Euston Nurse—A Memoir”, 1982; “ Poems of Cumbria and of the Cumbrian Church”, 1985; “ Memories of the Border Regiment in the First World War”, 1991; and “Characters and Occasions”, 2002 > British Library web site accessed 18:13 GMT Wednesday 12 December, 2012
  4. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ‘EWBANK, Ven. Walter Frederick’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 12 Dec 2012
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Thomas Richard Hare
Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness
Succeeded by
Arthur Henry Attwell
Preceded by
Richard Bleaden Bradford
Archdeacon of Carlisle
Succeeded by
Colin Percy Stannard
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