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Guest, Edwin.
Adm. pens. (age 19) at CAIUS, Nov. 5, 1819. [Only] s. of Benjamin [merchant],
of Edgbaston. [B. 1802.] School [King Edward VI Grammar], Birmingham (Mr
Cooke). Matric. Michs. 1819; Scholar, 1819-24; Prizeman; B.A. (11th
) 1824; M.A. 1827; LL.D., per Lit. Reg., 1853. Fellow,
1824-52. Master, 1852-80. Vice-Chancellor, 1854-5. Adm. D.C.L., ad
at Oxford, 1853. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, 1822. Called to the Bar,
June 19, 1828. Practised on the Midland Circuit. Travelled on the Continent
and became intimate with Goethe. Hon. member of the Society of Antiquaries,
1852; President, 1855-6. Chief founder of the Philological Society, and its
Secretary in 1842. [p.169] Author, History of English Rhythms
(considered a standard work); papers in Transactions of Philological
and in Archaeological Proceedings. Origines Celticae,
published posthumously, contains a Memoir. Married, 1859, Anne, dau. of
Joseph Ferguson, M.P. for Carlisle, and widow of Major Banner, of the 93rd
Highlanders. Died Nov. 23, 1880, at Sandford Park, Oxon. (Venn, II.
174; D.N.B.; Al. Oxon.; Notable Welshmen; Law Lists; Boase, I. 1254,
which erroneously gives 's. of E.' Guest; The Guardian, Dec. 1,
Approx. lifespan: 1802–1880
(<source>t2: 9705: Fellow</source> Gonville & Caius College <tripos>Math</tripos> 1824 )
age=19 : pens. Gonville & Caius College adm1819:11:05
Only s. of Benjamin GUEST merchant: Edgbaston, [Warwickshire],
b. 1802
Sch: King Edward VI Grammar School ( Mr – EDWARDS ) Birmingham, [Warwickshire],
Matric 1819:10MT:
Scholar 1819-24
BA 11 th Wrangler 1824
MA 1827
LLD per Lit. Reg . 1853
Fellow 1824-52
Master: 1852-80
Vice-Chancellor: 1854-55
Adm. DCL ad eundem Oxford University 1853
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1822
Called to the Bar: 1828:06:19
Practised: on Midland Circuit
Travelled on Continent, [Europe],
became intimate with Johann WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Hon. Member: Society of Antiquaries 1852
President: Society of Antiquaries 1855-56
Chief Founder: Philological Society
Sec: Philological Society in1842
Publ.: History of English Rhythms (considered a standard work) Publ.: papers in Transactions of Philological Society and in Archaeological Proceedings. Origines Celticae, published posthumously, contains a Memoir
m. Anne Ferguson BANNER dau. of Joseph FERGUSON M.P.: for Carlisle, [Cumberland], 1859
m. Anne Ferguson BANNER widow of Major – BANNER of 93rd Highlanders
d. Sandford Park, Oxford, [Oxfordshire], 1880:11:23
Refs: Venn, II. 174 Refs: D.N.B. Refs: Al. Oxon Refs: Notable Welshmen Refs: Law Lists Refs: Boase, I. 1254, which erroneously gives "s. of E." Guest Refs: The Guardian 1880:12:01
[add:]Dr Chapman having died 1852:10:23, Guest was elected Master of Gonville & Caius College 1852:11:04 'to the astonishment and disgust of everybody' (Romilly, p. 275); other candidates mentiond before Dr Chapman's death were G.E. Papet, Judge[:add]
[add:]Alderson, W.H. Drosier and A. Thurtell (p. 239)[:add]
[add:]Photographs: CAS: J.9–10 and one framed and glazed; portrait by Watson Gordon[:add]
[add:]at Gonville & Caius College [:add]
[add:](P.J. Barnwell; Atkinson 332)[:add]