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Adams, John, fl. 1540

  • GB-2014-WSA-19647
  • Person
  • fl. 1540

Head Master of Westminster School until quarter ending 25 Mar 1540/1.

Adams, Joseph, ca. 1708-?

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  • Person
  • ca. 1708-?

ADAMS, JOSEPH; b.; adm. (aged 12) Jun 1720; in under school list 1721.

Adams, Richard Leonard, 1838-1897

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  • 1838-1897

ADAMS, RICHARD LEONARD, youngest son of Rev. Richard Leonard Adams, Rector of Shere, Surrey, and Hon. Elizabeth Atherton Powys, fourth dau. of Thomas Powys, 2nd Baron Lilford; b. 29 Mar 1838; adm. (G) 30 May 1850; Christ’s Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 29 Jun 1858, matr. Mich. 1858; BA 1862; MA 1865; ordained deacon (Norwich) 31 May 1863, priest 22 May 1864; Vicar of Framfield, Sussex 7 Aug 1866-76; Rector of Shere, Surrey 1876-93; m. 11 Jul 1861 Florence Emma, dau. of William Vizard, Ewell, Surrey; d. 11 Apr 1897.

Adams, Samuel, 1760-?

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  • 1760-?

ADAMS, SAMUEL; b. Wiltshire c. 1760; adm.; Lieut., Leics. Militia 27 Apr 1778; Cadet EICS Bengal 1780; Ensign, 22 Mar 1781; sailed for India 13 Mar 1781, arrived 23 Oct 1781; Lieut., 3rd Native Infantry 2 Jun 1781; present at OWW dinner at Calcutta 1783 (Hickey, iii, 246), but not otherwise recorded as educated at Westminster : Record confuses him with Samuel Adlam (qv); Capt. -Lieut., 7 Jan 1796; Capt., 5th Native Infantry 1798; d. at Ambur, Madras 20 Mar 1799. Unlikely to have been an OW]

Adams, Thomas, fl. 1651

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  • Person
  • fl. 1651

ADAMS, THOMAS, son of William Adams, Yorkshire; b.; adm.; KS; contributor to Lachrymae Musarum, 1649, p. 97; elected head to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1651, adm. pens. 13 May 1651, scholar 1651, matr. Mich. 1651; a copy of English verses written by him is prefixed to the Amanda of Nicholas Hookes (qv), published 1653. [Probably Thomas Adams, second son of William Adams, Owston, Yorks., and Margaret, dau. of Sir Thomas Ellis, Kt, Grantham, Lincs., adm. Gray’s Inn 12 Apr 1654, d. unm. ]

Adams, William Frederick, 1851-?

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  • 1851-?

ADAMS, WILLIAM FREDERICK, son of William Adams FRCS, Henrietta Street, Cavendish Square, London, orthopaedic surgeon, and Mary Anne, dau. of John Mills; b. 27 Aug 1851; adm. from King’s Coll. Sch. 26 Jan 1867 (James'); left 1868; adm. member London Stock Exchange 1875, still 1917.

Adams, William Pitt, 1804-1852

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  • 1804-1852

ADAMS, WILLIAM PITT, eldest son of William Dacres Adams, Bowdon, Devon, Commissioner of Woods and Forests, previously private secretary to William Pitt the younger and to Duke of Portland when Prime Ministers, and Elizabeth, second dau. of Mayow Wynell-Mayow, Sydenham, Kent; b. 11 Dec 1804; adm. 16 Apr 1817 (Best's); KS 1819; left 1820; Oriel Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Feb 1823; Assistant Junior Clerk, Foreign Office Apr 1826- Jul 1830, Junior Clerk Jul 1830 - Nov 1834; Secretary of Legation, Bogota, 31 Dec 1834, Mexico 31 Jul 1841; Chargé d’Affaires and Consul-General, Peru, 30 Nov 1842; m. 16 Sep 1847 Georgiana Emily, dau. of Robert Lukin, Felbrigg, Norfolk; d. at Lima, Peru, 6 Sep 1852.

Adams, William, d. 1714

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  • Person
  • d. 1714

ADAMS, WILLIAM, son of John Adams, Shropshire, barrister, compiler of the Index Villaris, and Jane, fifth dau. of Sir Walter Wrottesley, Bart.; b.; adm.; KS 1686; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1691, matr. 4 Jul 1691, aged 18, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1691 – void 30 Jul 1713 (expiry year of grace as R. Staunton-upon-Wye), Tutor 1700-5; BA 1695; MA 1698; ordained; Curate, St Thomas’s, Oxford, 1700; admonished by college for scandalous words about William Lloyd, Bishop of Worcester, 20 Dec 1706; Rector of Staunton-upon-Wye, Herefs., from 26 Jul 1712; a highly esteemed preacher; published an edition of Cornelius Nepos, 1697; fifteen of his sermons before the University of Oxford were published by Dr Sacheverell in 1716; dead at 6 Aug 1714.

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