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Adm. pens. (age 17) at CHRIST'S,
Dec. 26, 1811.
[Only] s. of John [managing
clerk, of The Bailey, Durham]. B. [Feb. 23, 1794], at [Claypath], Durham.
School, Durham. Matric.
Michs. 1812; Scholar, 1813; B.A. (4th Wrangler) 1816; Chancellor's Medal,
1816; M.A. 1819;
B.D. 1829; D.D. 1831 (per Lit. Reg.). Fellow, 1816-30. Tutor, 1828-30.
'An even better
lecturer in mathematics than in classics.' Master, 1830-48. Vice-Chancellor,
1831 and 1840. Ord.
deacon (Salisbury) 1818; priest, 1818; Preb. of Lincoln, 1832-48. Chaplain to
the Prince Consort,
1841. R. and Rural Dean of Willingham, Cambs., 1843-8. Bishop of Chester, 1848-
65. Clerk of the
Closet to the Queen, 1849-65. 'Lived to see the changes which he desired, both
in the College and in
the University, carried out by the University Commission, of which he was a
member, in 1860.' The
D.N.B. remarks that he 'enjoyed the friendship of the Prince Consort and
the respect of the
Queen.' Judged to hold his own as a speaker by the side of Emerson and
Wilberforce. Married, 1833,
Mary, dau. of the Rev. Robert Porteous (1786). Author, Sermons. Died June
15, 1865, at the
Palace. Buried at Chester. Father of John (1853) and Albert (1864).
(Peile, II. 369; Foster,
Index Eccles.; Clergy List; D.N.B.; Crockford; Boase, I. 1197.)
|John GRAHAM |
Approx. lifespan: 17941865
Tripos: star Chr. Math. 1816
age=17 : pens. Christ's College adm1811:12:26
Only s. of John GRAHAM managing clerk: of The Bailey, Durham, [Co. Durham],
b. Claypath, Durham, [Co. Durham], 1794:02:23
Sch: Durham School [Durham], [Co. Durham],
BA 4 th Wrangler 1816
Chancellor's Medal 1816
DD per Lit. Reg . 1831
'An even better lecturer in mathematics than in classics.'
Vice-Chancellor: 1831, and 1840
Ord. deacon Salisbury 1818
Ord. priest 1818
Prebendary: Lincoln, [Lincolnshire], 1832-48
Chapl.: the Prince Consort 1841
R. and Rural Dean of: Willingham, Cambridgeshire , 1843-48
Bishop of: Chester, [Cheshire], 1848-65
Clerk of the Closet to: Queen Victoria 1849-65
enjoyed the friendship of Prince Albert
enjoyed the respect of Queen Victoria
Judged to hold his own as a speaker by the side of "> Ralph Waldo EMERSON
Judged to hold his own as a speaker by the side of "> William WILBERFORCE
Lived to see the changes which he desired, both in College and in University, carried out by University Commission, of which he was a member in1860
member: University Commission in1860
m. "> Mary PORTEOUS dau. of Porteous, Robert, Rev. (1786) 1833
Publ.: Sermons .
d. [Buckingham] Palace, [London], 1865:06:15
bur. Chester, [Cheshire],
father of John GRAHAM (1853)
father of Albert GRAHAM (1864)
Refs: Peile, II. 369 Refs: Foster, Index Eccles. Refs: Clergy List Refs: D.N.B. Refs: Crockford Refs: Boase, I. 1197.
[add:]According to the C. Chron. of 1833:08:30 his (1)? wife's name was Charlotte Porteous, not Mary[:add]
[add:]Married (2)? 1834:05:29, at Claybrook, [Leicestershire], Frances Maria GILSON dau. of William GILSON of Ullesthorpe House, Leicestershire , [:add]
[add:]His father died 1846:07:26, aged 86, at Cromer, [Norfolk], [:add]
[add:]Portrait in pencil by G.F. Weston at Christ's College [:add]
[add:](P.J. Barnwell: Goodison: CCS: 34)[:add]
[add:]The following note re a 2nd marriage is wrong:[:add]
[add:]Married (2)? 29 May 1834, at Claybrook [Leicestershire], Frances Maria GILSON dau. of William GILSON of Ullesthorpe House, Leicestershire[:add]
[add:]This was the marriage of my great great grandfather: John GRAHAM (1811) Adm. sizar at St John's College 1811:02:27 [:add]
[add:](Heather Graham, 2014)[:add]