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Adm. at KING'S, a scholar from Eton, Nov. 5, 1798. [Eldest] s. of - [the Rev. Robert (1767), V. of Kenilworth (and Hannah, dau. of John Bird, of London )]. B. [and bapt.] Feb. 25, 1780, at Kenilworth.
Matric. Michs. 1798; Browne medal (Latin Ode), 1800; Hulsean prize, 1802; B.A. 1803; M.A. 1807; D.D. 1828.
Fellow, 1801-3. Assistant Master at Eton, 1802-17; Fellow of Eton, 1817-21.
Ord. deacon, 1803.
V. of Mapledurbam, Oxfordshire , 1818-28.
Preb. of Durham, 1820-8. Bishop of Chester, 1828-48.
Archbishop of Canterbury, 1848-62.
Married, Mar. 31, 1803, Marianne, dau. of Capt.
George Robertson, R.N., and had issue.
Died Sept. 6, 1862, at Addington Park, Surrey ; buried in the churchyard there.
Recumbent effigy in the nave of Canterbury Cathedral.
Brother of Charles R. (1810) and Robert (1800), ( Eton Coll. Reg.; D.N.B. ; A. H. Cooke.)
John Bird SUMNER
Approx. lifespan: 1780–1862
Adm. at King's College a scholar from Sch: Eton 1798:11:05
Eldest s. of - [Rev. Robert (1767) V.: Kenilworth, [ Warwickshire ] (and Hannah BIRD dau. of John BIRD of London )].
b. [and bapt.] 1780:02:25 at Kenilworth, [ Warwickshire ]
Matric 1798:10MT:
Browne Medal (Latin Ode) 1800
Hulsean Prize 1802
BA 1803
MA 1807
DD 1828
Fellow 1801-03
Assistant Master at: : Eton, [ Buckinghamshire ] 1802-17
Fellow of: Sch: Eton 1817-21
Ord. deacon 1803
V.: Mapledurham, Oxfordshire 1818-28
Prebendary: Durham, [ Co. Durham ] 1820-28
Bishop of: Chester, [ Cheshire ] 1828-48
Archbishop of Canterbury, [ Kent ] 1848-62
m. 1803:03:31 Marianne ROBERTSON dau. of Captain George ROBERTSON R.N. and had issue.
d. Addington Park, Addington, Surrey 1862:09:06
buried in the churchyard there. Recumbent effigy in the nave of Canterbury Cathedral Canterbury, [ Kent ]
brother of Charles R. SUMNER (1810)
brother of Robert SUMNER (1800)
( Eton College Reg.; D.N.B. ; A. H. Cooke.)
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