Cumberland, Denison, ca. 1708-1774

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ca. 1708-1774


CUMBERLAND, DENISON, second son of Ven. Richard Cumberland, Archdeacon of Northampton, and Elizabeth Denison; grandson of Right Rev. Richard Cumberland DD, Bishop of Peterborough; b.; adm. (aged 12) Jun 1720 (in boarding house later known as Ludford’s); in under school list 1721; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 18 Sep 1724, readm. fellow commoner 28 Mar 1727; MA 1728; ordained deacon 12 Dec 1731, priest 19 Dec 1731 (both Lincoln); Rector of Stanwick, Northants., 21 Dec 1731-57; Vicar of Fulham, Middlesex, 29 Jan 1757-63; Prebendary of Lincoln 2 Jun 1735- Jun 1763, St. Paul’s 29 Jan 1761- May 1763; DD Lambeth 1 Jun 1761; consecrated Bishop of Clonfert 19 Jun 1763; translated to Kilmore 6 Mar 1772; m. 15 Aug 1728 Joanna, dau. of Rev. Richard Bentley DD FRS, Master of Trinity Coll. Cambridge; buried at Kilmore 22 Nov 1774.


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Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811 (1732-1811)

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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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