Tattersall, William De Chair, 1751-1829

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TATTERSALL, WILLIAM DE CHAIR, third son of James Tattersall (adm. 1724/5); b. 31 Aug 1751; in school lists 1764; KS (aged 13) 1765; his acting in role of Phormio in the Latin Play of 1769 is said to have been praised by Garrick; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1770, matr. 15 Jun 1770, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1770 - void 12 Apr 1779 (expiry year of grace as R. Westbourne from 18 Jun 1778); BA 1774; MA 1777; ordained priest (Winchester) 21 Sep 1775; Curate, St. Paul’s, Covent Garden, London, in 1775-7; Vicar of Wotton under Edge, Gloucs. 13 Jun 1778; Rector of Westbourne, Sussex, from 1778; Chaplain in Ordinary to George III and IV from 1803; Vicar of Ledsham, Yorks. , 20 May 1813-20; JP Gloucestershire; author, A Version or Paraphrase of the Psalms by J. Merrick, adapted to the Purposes of Devotion, 1789, and the first part of An Improved Psalmody, 1794; m. 16 Feb 1779 Mary, eldest dau. of George Ward, Wandsworth, Surrey; d. 26 Mar 1829. DNB.


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Tattersall, John, 1814-1873 (1814-1873)

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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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