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Abraham, Charles John.
Adm. at KING'S, a Scholar from Eton, July 2, 1833. 2nd s. of Thomas, Capt., 16th Regt., on the Staff of the R.M.C., Sandhurst, Berks.
B. there June 17, 1814.
Matric. Michs. 1833; Prizeman; B.A. 1837; M.A. 1840; B.D. 1849; D.D. 1859.
Fellow, 1836-49.
M.A.; incorp. at Oxford, 1849.
Ord. deacon, 1838; priest, 1839; C. of Headley Down, Hants.
Assistant Master at Eton College, 1839-49.
Divinity Lecturer at St George's Chapel, Windsor, 1848.
Went out to New Zealand to join Bishop Selwyn, 1850.
Chaplain and Principal of St John's College, Auckland, 1850.
Archdeacon of Waitemata, 1853.
Chaplain to Bishop Selwyn.
First Bishop of Wellington, N.Z., 1858-70.
Urged just treatment of the natives during the Maori War in 1860.
Returned to England, 1868.
Ramsden Preacher, 1869.
Coadjutor to Bishop (Selwyn) of Lichfield, 1870-8. Preb. of Lichfield, 1872-6. R. (non-resident) of Tatenhill, Staffs., 1875-6. Canon and Precentor of Lichfield, 1876-90.
Assisted in the revision of the medieval statutes of the Cathedral.
Taught in the Theological College.
Helped to organise Selwyn College, Cambridge, as a memorial to his friend, Bishop Selwyn.
A member of the College Council, 1882.
Commemorated as a benefactor.
Married Caroline Harriet, dau. of Sir Charles Thomas Palmer, Bart., of Wanlip, Leics., Jan. 17, 1850.
Lived latterly at Bakewell Vicarage, Derbs., with his son the Rev. Charles Thomas Abraham.
Author, religious.
Died Feb. 4, 1903, at Bakewell.
Buried at Over Haddon.
M.I. in Eton College Chapel.
(King's Coll.
Adm. Reg.; D.N.B
., 2nd Suppl.)
Charles John ABRAHAM
Approx. lifespan: 1814–1903
Adm King's College Scholar from Eton 1833:07:02
2nd s. of Thomas ABRAHAM Captain: 16th Regiment on Staff of R.M.C. Sandhurst, Berkshire ,
b. Sandhurst, Berkshire , 1814:06:17
Matric 1833:10MT:
BA 1837
MA 1840
BD 1849
DD 1859
Fellow 1836-49
incorp. at Oxford 1849
Ord. deacon 1838
Ord. priest 1839
C.: Headley Down, Hampshire ,
Assistant Master: Sch: Eton College 1839-49
Divinity Lecturer: St George's Chapel, Windsor, [Berkshire], 1848
Went out to New Zealand , to join Bishop – SELWYN 1850
Chapl. and Principal: Sch: St John's College Auckland, [New Zealand], 1850
Archdeacon: Waitemata, [New Zealand], 1853
Chapl.: to Bishop Selwyn.
First Bishop of: Wellington, New Zealand , 1858-70
Urged just treatment of the natives during the Maori War in1860
Returned to England , 1868
Ramsden Preacher: 1869
Coadjutor to Bishop (Selwyn) of: Lichfield, [Staffordshire], 1870-78
Prebendary: Lichfield, [Staffordshire], 1872-76
R. (non-resident): Tatenhill, Staffordshire , 1875-76
Canon and Precentor of: : Lichfield, [Staffordshire], 1876-90
Assisted in the revision of the medieval statutes of the Cathedral:
Taught in the: Sch: Theological College
Helped to organise as a memorial to his friend, Bishop Selwyn: : Selwyn College
Member of: : College Council 1882
Commemorated as a benefactor:
m. Caroline Harriet PALMER dau. of Sir Charles Thomas PALMER, Bart. of Wanlip, Leicestershire , 1850:01:17
latterly At Bakewell Vicarage, [Bakewell], Derbyshire , with his son Rev. Charles Thomas ABRAHAM
Publ.: religious
d. Bakewell, [Derbyshire], 1903:02:04
bur. Over Haddon, [Derbyshire],
MI Sch: Eton College Chapel
( King's College Adm. Reg.; D.N.B ., 2 nd Suppl .)