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Ireland, Richard, 1571-1636

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  • Person
  • 1571-1636

IRELAND, RICHARD, son of Richard Ireland, King Street, Westminster, fishmonger, and Margaret Floud; bapt. 15 Jul 1571; at school (aged 11) 2 Jul 1582; QS; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1587, matr. 9 Feb 1587/8, Westminster Student to 1598; BA 1591; MA 1594; Head Master of the School 1598- still Jan 1610, when in consideration of his health a joint patent of the Head Mastership, dated 25 Jan 1609/10, was granted to him and to John Wilson (elected Oxford 1602, qv); a few months later he became a Roman Catholic and fled to France; resident at Collège d’Arras, Paris, at 10 Jan 1617; living in London as a RC priest in 1623 (Foley, History of the English Province, i, 680); d. c. 1636 (will dated Douai 9 Oct 1636, proved Paris 12 Jul 1637).

Jackson, Cyril, 1746-1819

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  • Person
  • 1746-1819

JACKSON, CYRIL, eldest son of Cyril Jackson MD, York, and Judith, widow of William Rawson, Nidd Hall and Bradford, Yorks., and dau. of John Prescott, Halifax, Yorks., surgeon; bapt. 23 Jul 1746; adm. Manchester GS 1755; adm.; KS (Capt., aged 14) 1760; elected head to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1764, but went to Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 26 Jun 1764, Canoneer Student 22 Dec 1764 – void 16 Jun 1779, Librarian 1778; BA 1768; MA 1771; BD 1777; DD 1781; Sub-Preceptor to the two eldest sons of George III Apr 1771-6; ordained priest 2 Feb 1777 (York); Rector of Carlton in Lindrick, Notts., 4 Aug 1778 – Oct 1779; Preacher at Lincoln’s Inn May 1779-83; Canon of Christ Church, Oxford 5 Jun 1779 – Jul 1783, Dean 27 Jul 1783 – 1809; Prebendary of Southwell 1786-7; declined Bishopric of Oxford 1799 and Primacy of Ireland 1800; retired to Felpham, Sussex 1809; FRS 16 Jan 1772; Busby Trustee 8 May 1800; a distinguished scholar and mathematician, with a dignified presence, and a strong and charming personality, who devoted himself heart and soul to the welfare of his college; his gold-headed cane, which he used to carry, was carefully preserved at the School, and used by the actors in the Latin Plays; d. unm. 31 Aug 1819. DNB.

Stanhope, Charles William Spencer, 1841-1895

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  • 1841-1895

STANHOPE, CHARLES WILLIAM SPENCER, son of Charles Spencer Stanhope (qv); b. 30 May 1841; adm. Jan 1854; QS 1856; left 1859; Merton Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Apr 1860; BA and MA 1866; ordained deacon (Lichfield) 1866, priest (Chester) 1868; Curate, Ashbourne, Derbs., 1866-8, Bishops Hatfield, Herts., 1868-71; Vicar of Crowton, Cheshire, from 1871; m. 28 Sep 1875 Rosalie, fourth dau. of Robert Mason, Aigburth, Lancs.; d. 24 Sep 1895.

Phillimore, Robert Charles, 1871-1919

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  • 1871-1919

Phillimore, The Hon. Robert Charles, eldest son of Walter George Frank Phillimore (q.v.), Baron Phillimore; b. Aug. 19, 1871; adm. as Q.S. June 3, 1885; left July 1887; Ch. Ch. Oxon., matric. Oct. 11, 1889; president O.U. Soc. 1892; called to the bar at the Middle Temple June 26, 1895; served in a hospital for French soldiers at Arc-en-Barrois, France, in Great War I; m. Dec. 12, 1895, Lucy, eldest daughter of William Fitzpatrick, of Locust Lodge, co. Down; d. Sept. 12, 1919.

Smith, Samuel, 1731-1808

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  • Person
  • 1731-1808

SMITH, SAMUEL, son of Samuel Smith, Compton Street, London, merchant, and Christian, dau. of Rev. Edward Pain, Winchester; b. 17 Jul 1731; adm. (aged 12) Jul 1744; KS 1746; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1750, adm. pens. 14 Jun 1750, scholar 26 Apr 1751, matr. 1751; BA 1754; MA 1757; LLD 1764; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll. 2 Oct 1756, Major Fellow 6 Jul 1757; ordained deacon 21 Sep 1755, priest 21 Dec 1755 (both Ely); Head Master of the School Jun 1764 -–88; Rector of Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk, from 1762; Rector of Dry Drayton, Cambs., from 1785; Prebendary of Westminster from 29 Mar 1787, and of Peterborough from 28 Sep 1787; Busby Trustee 10 Apr 1766; m. 1st, 27 Aug 1764 Ann, dau. of John Jackson, King Street, Westminster; m. 2nd, 9 May 1791 Susanna, sister of Thomas Pettingal (qv); m. 3rd, 19 Jun 1794 Ann Pinckney, Cathedral Precinct, Peterborough, Northants; d. 23 Mar 1808. Buried North Aisle, Westminster Abbey.

Fleming, Gilbert Fane, 1727-1776

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  • 1727-1776

FLEMING, GILBERT FANE, elder son of Gilbert Fleming, Lieut. -Gov. St. Kitts, West Indies, and Lieut. -Gen. Leeward Islands, and his first wife Katherine ---; bapt. 27 Aug 1727; adm. (aged 13) Jun 1741; KS (Capt. ) 1742; still at school 1744; inherited father’s extensive estates in West Indies in 1762; m. 14 Jan 1754 Lady Camilla Bennet, dau. of Charles Bennet, 2nd Earl of Tankerville; d. 26 Dec 1776.

Johnston, Thomas Gregory, ca. 1750-1787

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  • ca. 1750-1787

JOHNSTON, THOMAS GREGORY, son of Thomas Johnston, Spanish Town, Jamaica, West Indies; b.; adm.; KS (aged 13) 1763; d. 12 Oct 1787.

May, William Vassall, ca. 1762-1811

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  • ca. 1762-1811

MAY, WILLIAM VASSALL, son of Rose Herring May, Spanish Town, Jamaica, member of council, Jamaica, and Mary Trelawny, dau. of John Wigan (qv); nephew of Florentius May (qv); b.; adm. 12 Jun 1770; KS (aged 13) 1775; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1779, adm. pens. 2 Jun 1779, but did not matr.; adm. Inner Temple 20 Feb 1777; Ensign, 94th Foot 26 Dec 1781; half-pay, 60th Foot 1783; d. 6 Dec 1811.

Mitchell, Francis Henry, 1794-1891

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  • Person
  • 1794-1891

MITCHELL, FRANCIS HENRY, brother of John Mitchell (qv); b. 23 Oct 1794; adm.; probably the TB of this surname who played cricket for TBB v KSS 1809; KS 1809; left 1811; a sugar broker in London; m. 1820 Frances Elizabeth, dau. of John Johnstone, Dumfries, barrister, sometime Private Secretary to Governor of Jamaica; d. 2 Aug 1891.

Pope, Edward, 1794-1855

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  • Person
  • 1794-1855

POPE, EDWARD, son of Ebenezer Pope, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, and Anna Maria, dau. of Thomas Eves, Clifford, Herefs.; bapt. St. Clement Danes 15 Feb 1794; in school lists 1801; KS (aged 14) 1808; left Christmas 1811; Brasenose Coll. Oxford, matr. 8 Apr 1812; migrated to Queen’s Coll., exhibitioner 1815-6, scholar 1816-20; BA 1816; MA 1819; BD and DD 1836; Fellow, Queen’s Coll. 1820-7; ordained; Archdeacon of Jamaica; m. 1st, 10 Jun 1825 Augusta, sister of Charles Richard Bigge (qv); m. 2nd, [?] Mary Jane, dau. of John Campbell, Jamaica; d. Feb 1855.

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