Armitstead, John Richard, 1829-1918

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Armitstead, John Richard, 1829-1918

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ARMITSTEAD, JOHN RICHARD, eldest son of Rev. John Armitstead, Vicar of Sandbach, Cheshire, and Susan Hester, second dau. of Rev. Richard Massie, Rector of Eccleston, Cheshire; b. 11 May 1829; adm. 15 Jan 1841 (Scott's); QS 1844; rowed bow in race against Eton 29 Jul 1847; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1848, matr. 28 Jun 1848, Westminster Student 1849-63; BA 1852; MA 1855; ordained deacon May 1853, priest 1854 (both Chester); Perpetual Curate of Goostrey, Cheshire 1858-61; Vicar of Wendlebury, Oxfordshire 1862-5; Vicar of Sandbach, Cheshire, from 1865; Hon. Canon Chester 1898; member Cheshire County Council 1895-1912, Alderman from 1912; for many years a familiar figure in the hunting field; m. 9 May 1866 Frances Mary, eldest dau. of William Henry Hornby MP, Poole Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire; d. 16 Sep 1918.


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Armitstead, William George, 1833-1907 (1833-1907)

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Armitstead, William George, 1833-1907

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Armitstead, John Richard, 1829-1918

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Armitstead, Robert, 1840-1871 (1840-1871)

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Armitstead, Robert, 1840-1871

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Armitstead, John Richard, 1829-1918

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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