Manning, Owen an English clergyman, was born at Orlingburg, Northamptonshire, in 1721; was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge, of which he became fellow in 1741; became prebend of Lincoln in 1760; in 1763, vicar of Godalming, Surrey; in 1769, rector of Pepperharrow, and died in 1807. Mr. Manning published Two Occasional Sermons: — Sermons on Important Subjects (1812, 2 vols. 12mo): — Discourse on Justification, Romans 3:28; published by Rev. J. H. Todd, with a discourse of Abp. Sharp's (1829, 8vo); and several works of a secular character. — Allibone, Dict. Brit. and Amer. Auth. s.v.; Thomas, Dict. of Biog. s.v.