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Keith-Falconer, the Hon. Ion Grant Neville.
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Sept. 24, 1874.
[3rd] s. of Francis Alexander [8th] Earl of Kintore, of Keith Hall, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire .
B. July 5, 1856, at Edinburgh. Schools [Cheam and] Harrow.
Matric. Michs. 1874;
Tyrwhitt Hebrew Scholar;
Jeremie Septuagint prize (2nd) 1876;
(Theol. Trip., 1st Class, 1878;
Semitic Langs. Trip., 1st Class, 1880);
B.A. 1878;
M.A. 1881.
The most famous cyclist at Cambridge in the "eighties";
defeated the professional champion, John Keen, by 5 yards in a 2-mile race, May 11, 1878, at Cambridge, and bicycled in 1882 from Land's End to John o' Groats in under 13 days. "During his time he helped the band of Universitymen who made Barnwell a better place to live in." Hebrew Lecturer at Clare, which required the delivery of one lecture annually. Gave three lectures on the Pilgrimage to Mecca. Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic, 1886-7;
his tenure of the Chair was short, as he left Cambridge in 1886 to take up his duties as a Missionary of the Free Church of Scotland at Aden , where his knowledge of Arabic could be directly utilized. Translated "Fables of Bidpai", from the Syriac.
Died near Aden , of fever, May 11, 1887.
Brother of Lord Inverurie (1870). ( Harrow Sch. Reg.;
Boase
, II. 176;
Burke, P. and B.;
C.U. Hist. Reg.
, 90, note 2;
The Scots Peerage, V. 254;
D.N.B. )
Hon. Ion Grant Neville KEITH-FALCONER
Approx. lifespan: 1856–1887
pens. Trinity College adm1874:09:24
3rd s. of Francis Alexander [8th] Earl of Kintore,, of Keith Hall, Keith, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire ,
b. Edinburgh, [Scotland], 1856:07:05
Schools [Cheam
and] Harrow, [Middlesex],
Matric. 1874:10MT:
Tyrwhitt Hebrew Scholar
Jeremie Septuagint Prize (2nd) 1876
Theol.Trip., 1st Class 1878
Semitic Langs.Trip., 1st Class(1880);
BA 1878
MA 1881
The most famous cyclist CB, ???, in the "eighties"; defeated the professional champion, John Keen, by 5 yards in a 2-mile race 1878:05:11 at CB, ???, , and bicycled in1882
from Land's End to John o' Groats in under 13 days.
"During his time he helped the band of Universitymen who made Barnwell a better place to live in."
Hebrew Lecturer: at Clare College, which required the delivery of one lecture annually. Gave three lectures on the Pilgrimage to Mecca.
Lord Almoner's
Professor of: Arabic 1886-87
his tenure of the Chair was short, as he left CB, ???, in1886
to take up his duties as a
Missionary: of Free Church of Scotland Aden , , where his knowledge of Arabic could be directly utilized.
Translated "Fables of Bidpai", from the Syriac.
d. near Aden , , of fever 1887:05:11
brother of Lord Inverurie KEITH-FALCONER (1870)
Refs: Harrow School Reg.
Refs: Boase, II. 176
Refs: Burke, P. and B.
Refs: C.U. Hist. Reg., 90, note 2
Refs: The Scots Peerage, V. 254
Refs: D.N.B.

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