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Adm. pens. (age 16) at TRINITY, May 26, 1804.
S. of Thomas [solicitor], of Cockermouth, Cumberland.
B. there Jan. 16, 1788.
Easter, 1805; B.A. 1809; M.A. 1815.
Fellow of Magdalene, 1820.
Select Preacher, 1817.
First Hulsean Lecturer, 1820-2. Ord. deacon (Durham) Michs. 1811; priest, Michs. 1813; C. of St John's, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
C. of St Nicholas, Newcastle, 1811.
V. of Ledsham, Yorks., 1822-7. R. of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, 1824-6. Canon of Worcester, 1825-68.
Master of the Temple, 1826-45.
V. of Cropthorpe, Worcs., 1826-40.
V. of Lindridge, 1842-9. A noted preacher who 'belonged to the broader evangelical school.' Criticised the views of the Oxford tractarians in Discourses upon Tradition and Episcopacy. Author, Sermons, etc.
Died Mar. 25, 1868, at Woodfield, Ross, Heref. [See also Al. Oxon. for a contemporary namesake.] Brother of John (1792).
(Hennessy; Boase; Durham Ord. Bk.; D.N.B.)
|Christopher BENSON |
Approx. lifespan: 17881868
Adm pens. aged 16 Trinity College 1804:05:26
s. of Thomas BENSON [Solicitor:], of Cockermouth, Cumberland ,
b. there ^ Cockermouth, Cumberland , 1788:01:16
Fellow of Magdalene College 1820
Select Preacher 1817
First Hulsean Lecturer: 1820-22
Ord. deacon Durham 1811:10MT:
Ord. priest 1813:10MT:
C.: St John's, Newcastle-on-Tyne, [Northumberland],
C.: St Nicholas, Newcastle, [Northumberland], 1811
V.: Ledsham, Yorkshire , 1822-27
R.: St Giles-in-the-Fields, London , 1824-26
Canon of: : Worcester, [Worcestershire], 1825-68
Master of: : Temple 1826-45
V.: Cropthorpe, Worcestershire , 1826-40
V.: Lindridge, [Worcestershire], 1842-49
A noted preacher who 'belonged to the broader evangelical school.' Criticised the views of the Oxford tractarians in Discourses upon Tradition and Episcopacy
Publ.: Sermons etc.
d. Woodfield, Ross, Herefordshire , 1868:03:25
See also Al. Oxon . for a contemporary namesake.]
brother of John BENSON (1792)
( Hennessy; Boase; Durham Ord. Bk.; D.N.B .)
[add:]Married 1826:07:27, Bertha Maria, a dau. of John MITFORD [:add]