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|Birks, Thomas Rawson.|
Adm. sizar (age 19) at TRINITY, Oct. 10, 1829.
S. of Thomas [farmer]. B. Sept. 28, 1810, at Staveley, Derbs.
School, Mill Hill, London (Mr Corry).
Matric. Michs. 1830; Scholar, 1833; Prizeman; B.A. (2nd Wrangler) 1834; M.A. 1837.
Tutor, 1834-6. Seatonian Prize, 1843.
Ord. deacon (Ely) Dec. 3, 1837; priest, 1841.
Knightbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy, 1872-83.
Examiner for the Theological Tripos, 1867-8. C. of Watton, Herts.
R. of Kelshall, 1844-66.
V. of Holy Trinity, Cambridge, 1866-77.
Ramsden preacher, 1867.
Hon. Canon of Ely, 1871.
Hon. Secretary to the Evangelical Alliance for 21 years.
A popular preacher and an ardent controversialist; challenged Herbert Spencer's philosophy as unfolded in his work First Principles. Married (as his first wife) , dau. of Edward Bickersteth, R. of Watton, 1844.
Author, Memoir of Rev. E. Bickersteth; theological works, etc.
Died July 19, 1883, at 6, Salisbury Villas, Cambridge.
Father of Edward B. (1866), Arthur R. (1868) and Herbert A. (1874).
|Thomas Rawson BIRKS |
Approx. lifespan: 18101883
Adm sizar aged 19 Trinity College 1829:10:10
s. of Thomas farmer. BIRKS
b. Staveley, Derbyshire , 1810:09:28
Sch: Mill Hill School ( Mr CORRY ) [Mill Hill], London ,
BA 2 nd Wrangler 1834
Seatonian Prize 1843
Ord. deacon Ely 1837:12:03
Ord. priest 1841
Knightbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy: 1872-83
Examiner for: : Theological Tripos 1867-68
C.: Watton, Hertfordshire ,
R.: Kelshall 1844-66
V.: Holy Trinity, Cambridge 1866-77
Ramsden preacher 1867
Hon. Canon of: : Ely 1871
Hon. Secretary to: : Evangelical Alliance for 21 years.
A popular preacher and an ardent controversialist; challenged Herbert Spencer's philosophy as unfolded in his work First Principles
m. (as his first wife) - BICKERSTETH dau. of Edward BICKERSTETH R.: Watton, [Hertfordshire], 1844
Publ.: Memoir of Rev. E. BICKERSTETH ; theological works, etc.
d. 6 Salisbury Villas, Cambridge, [Cambridgeshire], 1883:07:19
father of Edward B. BIRKS (1866), Arthur R. (1868) and Herbert A. (1874)
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[add:]His wife Elizabeth Sarah BICKERSTETH dau. of Edward BICKERSTETH, died 1856:01:31, aged 36,at Kelshall Rectory, Hertfordshire , [:add]
[add:]Married (2) 1866:05:17 Georgina Agnes BERESFORD dau. of Col. Wm. BERESFORD of Stapleford Hall, Nottinghamshire , , & wid. of Maj. James Douglas, who died s.p., 1858:April ???[:add]
[add:]Photograph: CAS: G11[:add]
[add:]Hunter's 'Familiae Minorum Gentium', iii. 1082: Hert. Soc. vol. xxxix;[:add]
[add:](P.J. Barnwell; J.D. Pickles: Burke P & B, s.v. Queensberry)[:add]