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Armitstead, John Richard, 1829-1918

  • GB-2014-WSA-02245
  • Person
  • 1829-1918

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; 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.

Armitstead, William George, 1833-1907

  • GB-2014-WSA-02247
  • Person
  • 1833-1907

ARMITSTEAD, WILLIAM GEORGE, brother of John Richard Armitstead (qv); b. 22 Mar 1833; adm. 1 Oct 1846; QS 1847; Capt. of the School 1851; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1852, matr. 3 Jun 1852, Westminster Student to 1856 [check]; played cricket against Cambridge 1853-4, 1856-7; BA 1857; MA 1865; ordained deacon 1859, priest 1860 (both Chester); Curate, Sandbach Heath, Cheshire 1859-62; Vicar of Goostrey, Cheshire, from 1862; m. May 1865 Mary Susan, dau. of Rev. W. Currie, Boughton Hall, Cheshire; d. 12 Mar 1907.

Anketell, Matthew David, 1841-1872

  • GB-2014-WSA-02180
  • Person
  • 1841-1872

ANKETELL, MATTHEW DAVID, eldest son of Matthew John Anketell, Anketell Grove, co. Monaghan, and Catherine Anne Frances, eldest dau. of David Ker MP, Portavo and Montalto, co. Down; b. 5 Jan 1841; adm. 18 Oct 1851 (G); of Anketell Grove, co. Monaghan; killed by a fall from his horse 17 Jul 1872.

Barker, Henry Raine, 1829-1902

  • GB-2014-WSA-02648
  • Person
  • 1829-1902

BARKER, HENRY RAINE, second son of Richard Barker, Fitzroy Square, London, and Margaret White (IGI); b. 11 Nov 1829; adm. 26 Jan 1843; QS (Capt) 1844; rowed bow in the race against Eton 30 Jul 1846, and stroke in the same race 29 Jul 1847; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1848, matr. 28 Jun 1848, Westminster Student to 1864; rowed in University Eight which won the Grand Challenge Cup, in University Four which won the Steward’s Cup, and in Christ Church pair which won the Silver Goblets at Henley Regatta, 1852; BA 1852; MA 1855; adm. Inner Temple 27 Jan 1858; a banker and army agent; m. 30 Jul 1868 Lina, second dau. of George Haynes; d. 23 Aug 1902.

Benbow, Herbert Clifton, 1861-1941

  • GB-2014-WSA-03017
  • Person
  • 1861-1941

BENBOW, HERBERT CLIFTON, son of John Benbow, Uxbridge, Middlesex, merchant, and Adela, dau. of Daniel Tookey; grandson of Clifton Benbow (qv); b. 4 Oct 1861; adm. as exhibitioner (G) 27 May 1875; QS 1876; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge (with Triplett) 1880, adm. pens. 1 Jun 1880, matr. Mich. 1880; BA 1884; MA 1910; a schoolmaster at Cargilfield Sch., Cramond Bridge, Midlothian, 1883-1927; d. 2 Feb 1941.

Benthall, William, 1803-1877

  • GB-2014-WSA-03090
  • Person
  • 1803-1877

BENTHALL, WILLIAM, son of William Searle Benthall (previously Bentall), Totnes and Buckfast Abbey, Devon, woollen manufacturer and banker, and Mary Ann, dau. of William Marshall MD, Totnes; b. 21 Jan 1803; adm. (G) 7 Jun 1815; KS 1817; elected head to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1821, adm. pens. 9 Jun 1821, scholar 1822, matr. Mich. 1821; a banker at Totnes c. 1823-41, when his partnership went bankrupt; m. 8 Sep 1831 Elizabeth Charlotte Cornish; d. 16 Jun 1877.

Bovill, Elliot Charles, 1848-1893

  • GB-2014-WSA-03601
  • Person
  • 1848-1893

BOVILL, SIR ELLIOT CHARLES, brother of William Edward Bovill (qv); b. 23 Apr 1848; adm. 28 Jan 1857 [check]; QS 1863; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1867, matr. 12 Jun 1867; BA 1871; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 23 Apr 1869, called to bar 27 Jan 1873; equity draughtsman and conveyancer; hon. sec., Elizabethan Club, 1873-9; Assist. Judicial Commissioner, Cyprus, 1879-81, Judicial Commissioner 1881-3, Chief Justice 1883-92; knighted 11 Aug 1884; Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements from 13 Aug 1892 ; m. 27 Jul 1876 Anna, younger dau. of Rev. John Tahourdin White DD, Rector of St. Martin’s, Ludgate, London; d. at Singapore 24 Mar 1893.

Brown, George Francis, 1828-1872

  • GB-2014-WSA-03917
  • Person
  • 1828-1872

BROWN, GEORGE FRANCIS, son of John Brown, Batcombe, Somerset; b. 12 Nov 1828; adm. 28 Sep 1841; QS 1843; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1847, adm. pens. 13 May 1847, scholar 1848, matr. 1847; ordained deacon 1854 (Guiana), priest 1857 (Bath & Wells); Curate, St. Ives, Cornwall, 1859, subsequently Batcombe, Somerset, and Bridport, Dorset; d. 14 Jun 1872.

Bull, Henry Edward, 1843-1905

  • GB-2014-WSA-04082
  • Person
  • 1843-1905

BULL, HENRY EDWARD, elder son of Henry Bull (qv); b. 8 Mar 1843; adm. 4 Oct 1856; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 16 Oct 1861; played cricket v. Cambridge 1863, and for Gentlemen v. Players 1864; hon. sec. and treasurer, Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club; landowner; JP (1889) Buckinghamshire; m. 1st, 24 Sep 1867 Florentia, elder dau. of William Watts, Hanslope Park, Bucks.; m. 2nd, by 1881, Caroline H. ---; d. 31 May 1905.

Burton, Edmund Charles, 1826-1907

  • GB-2014-WSA-04199
  • Person
  • 1826-1907

BURTON, EDMUND CHARLES, eldest son of Edmund Singer Burton, Daventry, Northants., solicitor, and Anna Maria, dau. of Clarke Watkins, Daventry, Northants.; b. 4 Sep 1826; adm. 26 Sep 1838; QS 1841; rowed against Eton 26 Jul 1842, 1 Aug 1843; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1845, matr. 15 May 1845, Westminster Student to 1860; won Champion Sculler’s Cup at Thames Regatta 1846, Oxford University Pairs with Arthur Milman (qv) 1846, University Sculls 1847; rowed for Oxford v. Cambridge 1846, 1849; stroke of Oxford Eight at Henley 1847, 1848, and steered Oxford crew which won the Grand Challenge Cup there 1851; President, Oxford University Boat Club 1847-8; BA 1849; MA 1852; adm. solicitor, Mich. 1852; practised at Daventry, firm Burton and Willoughby; an all-round sportsman, being a fine runner and a prominent rider to hounds; won National Hunt Steeplechase 1860, 1861; joint donor of the Silver Sculls with Sir Patrick MacChombaich Colquhoun (qv), the first annual race for which took place in 1844; m. 1 Oct 1862 Rosamond Elizabeth, dau. of Joshua Verney Lace, Little Woolton, Lancs.; d. 21 Aug 1907.

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