Nicoll, John, 1683-1765

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NICOLL, JOHN, son of Rev. John Nicoll, Preston Capes, Northants, schoolmaster, and Mary, eldest dau. of Richard Butler, Preston Capes; b. 6 Nov 1683; adm.; KS 1700; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1704, matr. 23 Jun 1704, aged 19, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1704 – void 1722 (expiry year of grace as R. Hannington from 1721), Tutor 1713; BA 1708; MA 15 Mar 1710/1; DD 1733; ordained deacon 23 Feb 1711; succeded George Tollet (qv) as Under Master 1714, but patent not sealed until 20 Mar 1714/5; Head Master, Westminster School May 1733 (patent sealed 5 Feb 1733/4) – res Feb 1753; Rector of Hannington, Hampshire 1721-8; Rector of Meon Stoke with Soberton, Hampshire 31 Aug 1728 – Mar 1755; Prebendary of Westminster from 6 Oct 1740; Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, from 30 Dec 1751; Proctor in Convocation, for Chapter of Westminster Abbey (Chamberlayne 1748); Busby Trustee 24 Feb 1729/30; m. 2 Jan 1723/4 Alice, widow of John Lewis, London, and mother of William Lewis (adm. 1722, qv); d. 19 Sep 1765. Buried Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.


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Nicoll, John, 1768-1833 (1768-1833)

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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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