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Dampier, Thomas.
Adm. (age 17) at KING'S, a scholar from Eton, Dec. 16, 1766. [Eldest s. of Thomas (1731), clerk, Lower Master of Eton and Dean of Durham, by his first wife, Anne Hayes.] B. at Eton, Bucks., in 1748.
Matric. Michs. 1766; B.A. 1771; M.A. 1774; D.D.
(Lit. Reg.) 1780.
Fellow, 1769.
After taking his degree resided at Eton as private tutor to the Earl of Guilford, and at the same time was V. of Bexley, Kent, 1771-4. Succeeded his father as Master of Sherburn Hospital, Durham, 1774.
Preb. of Durham, 1778-1808.
Dean of Rochester, 1782-1802; Bishop, 1802-8. Bishop of Ely, 1808-12.
Celebrated for his love of literature, and for the splendid library and collection of prints which he accumulated.
Married Elizabeth, dau. of Henry Slack.
Died suddenly May 13, 1812.
Buried in the chapel of Eton College.
His library was bought by the Duke of Devonshire at a valuation amounting to nearly 10,000.
Half-brother of Henry (1776).
(D.N.B.; Cant.
Act Bk.; Eton Coll.
Reg.
)
Thomas DAMPIER
Approx. lifespan: 1748–1812
Adm aged 17 King's College, a scholar from Sch: Eton 1766:12:16
Eldest s. of Thomas DAMPIER (1731), clerk, Lower
Master of: Eton, [Buckinghamshire], and Dean of Durham, [Co. Durham], , by his first wife, Anne Hayes.]
b. Eton, Buckinghamshire , in1748
Matric 1766:10MT:
BA 1771
MA 1774
DD Lit. Reg. 1780
Fellow 1769
After taking his degree Eton, [Buckinghamshire], as private
Tutor to: : Earl of Guilford, and at the same time was
V.: Bexley, Kent , 1771-74
Succeeded his father as Master of: : Sherburn Hospital Durham, [Co. Durham], 1774
Prebendary: Durham, [Co. Durham], 1778-1808
Dean of Rochester, [Kent], 1782-1802
Bishop: 1802-08
Bishop of: Ely, [Cambridgeshire], 1808-12
Celebrated for his love of literature, and for the splendid library and collection of prints which he accumulated.
m. Elizabeth SLACK dau. of Henry SLACK
d. suddenly 1812:05:13
bur. in the chapel of Sch: Eton College Eton, [Buckinghamshire],
His library was bought by the Duke of Devonshire at a valuation amounting to nearly £10,000.
half-brother of Henry DAMPIER (1776)
( D.N.B.; Cant. Act Bk.; Eton College Reg. )
[add:]married Elizabeth SLEECH dau. of Rev. Henry SLEECH (1741) not Slack, of Eton; she died 1844:02:07 at her residence in Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, [London], [:add]
[add:]Engraving by Scriven from portrait by Jas. Northcote: CAS: E.98[:add]
[add:](P.J. Barnwell; Arthur Jaffé)[:add]

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