Elmsley, Peter, 1774-1825

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Elmsley, Peter, 1774-1825

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1774-1825

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ELMSLEY, PETER, son of Alexander Elmsley, St. Clement’s Danes, Westminster, and nephew of Peter Elmsley, bookseller, The Strand; b. 5 Feb 1774; adm. 5 Jun 1788; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 28 Jan 1791; BA 1794; MA 1797; BD and DD 1823; ordained; Vicar of Little Horkesley, Essex, from 1798; Select Preacher, Oxford Univ., 1815, 1818, 1820; Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford, from 1823; Principal of St. Alban Hall, Oxford, from 1823; FRS 10 Feb 1814; a contributor to the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews; one of the ablest Greek scholars of his day, and best known for his critical labours on Sophocles and Euripides; d. 8 Mar 1825. A monument to his memory was erected in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, by his friend and schoolfellow Charles Watkin Williams-Wynn (adm. 1784, qv). DNB.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
St. Mary Cray, Kent, United Kingdom (1807-1816)
Little Horkesley, Essex, United Kingdom (1798-1802)

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Christ Church, University of Oxford

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GB-2014-WSA-00436

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associative

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Williams-Wynn, Charles Watkin, 1775-1850 (1775-1850)

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GB-2014-WSA-01480

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associative

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Williams-Wynn, Charles Watkin, 1775-1850

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Elmsley, Peter, 1774-1825

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Bedford, Grosvenor Charles, 1773-1839 (1773-1839)

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GB-2014-WSA-00280

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associative

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Bedford, Grosvenor Charles, 1773-1839

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Elmsley, Peter, 1774-1825

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 (1774-1843)

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GB-2014-WSA-00017

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associative

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

is the friend of

Elmsley, Peter, 1774-1825

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GB-2014-WSA-01427

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GB 2014

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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

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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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