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|Cumming, Robert Butterfield.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 6, 1829.
Studied medicine at St George's Hospital, London.
M.D. (St Andrews) 1852.
In practice at Malpas, Cheshire, remaining there till 1867.
Went to South Africa and served in the Kaffir War, 1878; resigned his commission as surgeon, 1887.
Practised at Kimberley.
J.P. Author, Ossa Humana. Died Oct. 12, 1887, at Kimberley. (Plarr, Lives of the Fellows.)
|Robert Butterfield CUMMING |
Approx. lifespan: 18111887
Adm pens. Trinity College 1829:06:06
Studied medicine at St George's Hospital London ,
MD St Andrews 1852
In practice at Malpas, Cheshire , , remaining there till 1867
Went to South Africa , and served in the Kaffir War 1878
resigned his commission as Surgeon: 1887
Practised at: : Kimberley, [South Africa],
Author, Ossa Humana.
d. Kimberley, [South Africa], 1887:10:12
(Plarr, Lives of the Fellows. )
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Adm. sizar at QUEENS', Oct. 22, 1829.
[Eldest s. of Thomas.
B. July 12, 1808, at Upnor, Kent.
School, Portsea.] Matric. Michs. 1830; Scholar; B.A. (6th Wrangler) 1834; M.A. 1837.
at Pembroke College, Oxford, 1860.
Assistant Master at Bishop Waltham's School, Hants., before going to Cambridge.
Ord. deacon, Nov. 27, 1836; priest, Dec. 3, 1837.
First Assistant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1835-60.
F.R.A.S., 1836; member of Council, 1837-41 and 1861-76; Secretary, 1841-6; Gold medal,1858; Vice-President, 1846-59; President, 1859-61.
Radcliffe Observer at Oxford, 1860-78.
Married, 1838, Mary, sister of Professor Kelland, of Edinburgh.
Author, Astronomical Observations; Practical and Spherical Astronomy; Sermons preached at St Mary's, Greenwich, etc.
Died May 9, 1878, at the Radcliffe Observatory.
Father of the above; brother of the next.
(D.N.B.; Boase, II. 697; Al. Oxon.)
|Robert MAIN |
Approx. lifespan: 18081878
sizar Queens' College adm1829:10:22
Eldest s. of Thomas MAIN
b. Upnor, Kent , 1808:07:12
Sch: Portsea [Hampshire],
BA 6 th Wrangler 1834
Incorp. at ((sch) ))
Pembroke College [Oxford] 1860
Assistant Master at: : Sch: Bishop Waltham's School Bishop Waltham's, Hampshire , , before going to CB, ???,
Ord. deacon 1836:11:27
Ord. priest 1837:12:03
First Assistant at: : Royal Observatory,
Greenwich [London], : 1835-60
Member of: : Council 1837-41, and 1861-76
Gold Medal, 1858
Radcliffe Observer OX, [Oxfordshire], 1860-78
m. 1838,Mary, sister of Professor: Kelland, of Edinburgh, [Scotland],
Publ.: Astronomical Observations; Practical and Spherical Astronomy; Sermons preached at St Mary's, Greenwich etc.
d. 1878:05:09 at Radcliffe Observatory, [Oxfordshire],
father of the above; MAIN
brother of Thomas John MAIN (1834)
( D.N.B.; Boase, II. 697; Al. Oxon. )
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