Searching for Surname=MALTHUS; Forename=Thomas
    For the meanings of University terminology, see the Glossary        For abbreviations, see the List of Abbreviations
    For foundation dates of Cambridge colleges, see College Dates                                                    NEW SEARCH
    Enhanced version of original printed entry     Encoded version: searched-for items red; some Appendix and Addenda included; unique identifier MLTS784TR
Malthus, Thomas Robert.
Adm. pens.
at JESUS, June 8, 1784.
Of Surrey.
[2nd s. of Daniel (Queen's College, Oxford, 1747), botanist and friend of Rousseau (and Henrietta Graham). B. Feb. 14, 1766.
Educated by the Rev. Richard Graves, R. of Claverton, Somerset, and by Gilbert Wakefield (Jesus College, Cambridge) at his Dissenting Academy at Warrington, on whose advice he also joined the College.] Matric. Michs. 1784; exhibitioner, 1786; B.A. (9th Wrangler) 1788; M.A. 1791.
Fellow, 1793-1804; 'he was one of the Fellows who, in 1794, made an order that the name of S. T. Coleridge should be taken off the boards unless he returned and paid his tutor's bill.' Ord. priest (Norwich, Litt.
dim.
from Winchester) Mar. 20, 1791.
Travelled in Scandinavia, Russia and Germany, with College friends, in 1799.
C. of Albury, Surrey, 1798-1804.
R. of Walesby, Lincs., 1803-34.
Professor of History and Political Economy at the H.E.I.C.'s College, Haileybury, 1805-34, where, for obvious reasons, he was known as 'Old Pop.' The only extant record of his lectures is represented by certain notes on the life of Adam Smith, made by a pupil named Inverarity and published by Professor Foxwell.
F.R.S., 1819.
The first accepted exponent of the economic theory of rent.
His principal works appeared in the following order: Essay on the Principle of Population as it affects the Future Improvement of Society (1st edition, 1798); The High Price of Provisions (1800); Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws (1814); The Nature and Progress of Rent (1815); Principles of Political Economy (1820); also wrote many pamphlets and monographs.
Married, at Bath, Harriet, dau. of John Eckersall, of Claverton House, near Bath.
Died suddenly, at Bath, Dec. 29, 1834, when on a visit to his wife's former home; buried in the Abbey Church, Bath.
M.I. there, which says he was 'one of the best men and truest philosophers of any age or country,' and 'lived a serene and happy life devoted to the pursuit of communication and truth.' A copy of John Linnell's portrait hangs in the hall of Jesus College.
Father of Henry (1822). (D.N.B.; J. Bonar, Malthus and his Work; Foster, Index Eccles.; Clerical Guide; P. B. G. Binnall; Jesus College Admission register and all University sources call him Robert only.)
Thomas Robert MALTHUS
Approx. lifespan: 1766–1834
pens. Jesus College adm1784:06:08
Of Surrey
2nd s. of Daniel [(sch] Queen's College [Oxford] (1747)),
Botanist: and friend of Rousseau (and Henrietta Graham)
b. 1766:02:14
Educated by Rev. Richard GRAVES,
R.: Claverton, Somerset , and by Gilbert Wakefield [(coll>JESUS) ) at his
Sch: Dissenting Academy at Warrington, [ Lancashire ], on whose advice he also joined College
Matric 1784:10MT:
Exhibitioner 1786
BA 9 th Wrangler 1788
MA 1791
Fellow 1793-1804
"he was one of the Fellows who, in1794,
made an order that the name of S. T. Coleridge should be taken off the boards unless he returned and paid his tutor's bill."
Ord. priest [pl )) Norwich, [ Norfolk ] Litt. dim. from Winchester) 1791:03:20 .
Travelled in Scandinavia , Russia and Germany , with College friends, in1799
C.: Albury, Surrey 1798-1804
R.: Walesby, Lincolnshire 1803-34
Professor of: History and Political Economy at the Sch: H.E.I.C.'s College <pl, Haileybury [ Hertfordshire ] </ci 1805-34,
where, for obvious reasons, he was known as "Old Pop." The only extant record of his lectures is represented by certain notes on the life of Adam Smith, made by a pupil named Inverarity and published by
Professor: Foxwell.
FRS 1819
The first accepted exponent of the economic theory of rent. His principal works appeared in the following order: Essay on the Principle of Population as it affects the Future Improvement of Society (1st edition(1798)); The High Price of Provisions (1800) ; Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws (1814) ; The Nature and Progress of Rent (1815) ; Principles of Political Economy (1820)
also wrote many pamphlets and monographs.
m., Bath, [ Somerset ], Harriet dau. of John ECKERSALL of Claverton House, near Bath, [ Somerset ]
d. suddenly, Bath, [ Somerset ] 1834:12:29,
when on a visit to his wife's former home;
buried in the Abbey Church Bath, [ Somerset ]
MI there ^ [ Somerset ],
which says he was "one of the best men and truest philosophers of any age or country," and "lived a serene and happy life devoted to the pursuit of communication and truth." A copy of John Linnell's portrait hangs in the hall of Jesus College
father of Henry MALTHUS (1822)
( D.N.B. ; J. Bonar, Malthus and his Work ; Foster, Index Eccles.; Clerical Guide ; P. B. G. Binnall; Jesus College Admission register and all University sources call him Robert only.)

SEARCHING COMPLETE; 1 entry found
      NEW SEARCH