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Dickes, Thomas.
Adm. pens. at JESUS, Oct. 4, 1788.
Of Middlesex.
Matric. Michs. 1789; B.A. (11th Wrangler) 1793; M.A. 1796.
Fellow and President.
Proctor, 1824.
Ord. deacon (Canterbury) 1794; priest, 1795; C. of Brasted, Kent, 1794.
V. of Comberton, Cambs., 1810.
V. of Whittlesford, 1830-45.
Joint Registrar of the Archiepiscopal Consistory Court of Commissioners at Canterbury, 1802-45.
When, in the Long Vacation, 1793, the early 13th century arches forming the entrance to the Nuns' Chapter House were discovered in the cliosters at Jesus College, he was the only Senior Fellow in residence.
It was hoped to have the arches uncovered, but he 'had no patience with new-fangled ideas and discoveries, and at once gave orders for the arches to be covered up again.' So they were buried, and thus remained until 50 years later (Memoirs of H. A. Morgan, 299). Died Jan. 23, 1845, aged 75.
(Clergy List, 1841-5; Cant. Act Bk.; G. Mag., 1845, 1. 669.)
Thomas DICKES
Approx. lifespan: 1770–1845
pens. Jesus College adm1788:10:04
Of Middlesex
Matric 1789:10MT:
BA 11 th Wrangler 1793
MA 1796
Fellow and President:
Proctor: 1824
Ord. deacon Canterbury 1794
Ord. priest 1795
C.: Brasted, Kent 1794
V.: Comberton, Cambridgeshire 1810
V.: Whittlesford, [ Cambridgeshire ] 1830-45
Joint Registrar of: : Archiepiscopal Consistory Court of Commissioners Canterbury, [ Kent ] 1802-45
When, in the Long Vacation 1793, the early 13th century arches forming the entrance to the Nuns' Chapter House were discovered in the cloisters at Jesus College, he was the only
Senior Fellow in: : residence. It was hoped to have the arches uncovered, but he "had no patience with new-fangled ideas and discoveries, and at once gave orders for the arches to be covered up again." So they were buried, and thus remained until 50 years later ( Memoirs of H. A. Morgan, 299)
d. aged 75 . 1845:01:23
( Clergy List 1841-45; Cant. Act Bk.; G. Mag 1845, 1. 669)

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