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Power, Thomas, ca. 1660-1698

  • GB-2014-WSA-14188
  • Person
  • ca. 1660-1698

POWER, THOMAS, son of Thomas Power, London; b. ; adm. ; KS 1672 ; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1678, adm. pens. 26 Jun 1678, aged 18, scholar 1679, matr.1679 ; BA 1681/2; MA 1685; Fellow, Trinity Coll., from 1684, Tutor 1686-92 (he evidently retained his Fellowship until his death, despite his departure for the West Indies); ordained deacon 16 Feb 1689/90, priest 22 May 1692 (both Rochester); Preacher, Bermuda 28 Mar 1693; accompanied John Goddard, newly appointed Lieut.-Governor of Bermuda, on his voyage out there in 1693, arriving in Bermuda 10 Aug 1693, where he found himself the only Church of England clergyman (see letter from Power to Rev. Dr. (James) Blair (DD), 24 Aug 1693, preserved in Trinity Coll. Cambridge MS R.2.38); Rector of St. Mary’s, Antigua Jan 1695; latterly Rector of St. John’s, Nevis ; contributed the Twelfth Satire to Dryden’s translation of Juvenal; four items by him are included in the Examen Poeticum, 1698; a Latin verse translation by him of Book I of Milton’s Paradise Lost was published in 1691, and his translations into Latin hexameters of Books II-XII are preserved in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge (Trinity Coll. MS R.2.38 contains a copy of his Latin translation of Books II-VII, while Trinity Coll. C.1.64 (now MS R.2.37) is a copy of the printed folio edition of Paradise Lost, 1688, with an interlinear Latin translation of Books VIII-XII in Power’s hand); understood to have composed a poem on ‘The Sugar-Cane’, but this was never published and no text of it has been located ; d. 14 December 1698 (M.I. St. John’s, Antigua).

Neate, Richard, ca. 1738-1817

  • GB-2014-WSA-12896
  • Person
  • ca. 1738-1817

NEATE, RICHARD, son of Richard Neate, Horbury, Yorks., and Mary (probably Fletcher) (IGI); b.; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1745/6; KS 1749; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1753, adm. pens. 20 Jun 1753, scholar 3 May 1754; LLB 1759; ordained deacon 1 Jun 1760, priest 21 Dec 1760 (both London); Curate, Finchley, Middlesex; of Whetstone, Finchley, Middlesex; JP Middlesex, Hertfordshire; m. Anne ---; d. 10 Jan 1817.

Budgen, John Smith, 1741-1805

  • GB-2014-WSA-04071
  • Person
  • 1741-1805

BUDGEN, JOHN SMITH, only son of Thomas Budgen MP, London and West Newdigate, Surrey, and Penelope, second dau. of Daniel Smith, Governor of Nevis; b. 28 Jun 1741; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1749/50 (Jackson's); in school list 1754; Trinity Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Apr 1758; MA 1761; adm. Middle Temple 8 Jan 1756; of Twickenham, Middlesex; m. 9 Aug 1764 Lucretia, sister of Peter Matthew Mills (qv); d. 25 May 1805.

Bosanquet, James Whatman, 1804-1877

  • GB-2014-WSA-03540
  • Person
  • 1804-1877

BOSANQUET, JAMES WHATMAN, brother of Samuel Richard Bosanquet (qv); b. 26 Jan 1804; adm. (G) 22 Sep 1814; left Christmas 1817; entered his father’s bank in Lombard Street, of which he became a partner; one of HM Lieutenants, City of London; JP Middlesex; author, Chronology of the times of Daniel, Ezra and Nehemiah, 1848, and other works on biblical and Assyrian chronology; m. 1st, 16 May 1840 Merelina, only dau. of Right Hon. Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal PC, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas; m. 2nd, 15 Jul 1854 Frances Georgiana Elizabeth, elder dau. of Lord John Thomas Henry Somerset (qv); m. 3rd, 25 Aug 1864 Emily Dorothy, dau. of Lieut. -Col. James Best, Park House, Boxley, Kent; d. 22 Dec 1877. DNB.