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Adm. sizar (age 19) at TRINITY, June 23, 1828.
S. of Robert Millar [Naval-outfitter].
B. , at Devonport.
Matric. Michs. 1829; Scholar, 1832; B.A. (5th Wrangler) 1833; M.A. 1836.
Migrated to Sidney Sussex; B.D. 1843; Hon.
D.D. 1843 (on the occasion of Queen Victoria's visit). Fellow of Sidney, 1838-43; Master, 1843-90.
Vice-Chancellor, 1844-5 and 1847-8. Ord. deacon (Hereford) 1840; priest (Lichfield) 1840.
R. of Willingham, Cambs., 1848-90.
President of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 1847-8. Notorious for his conservatism and belief in the old University customs and regulations; refused to answer questions put to him (as Master) by the Royal Commission of 1874.
Died Jan. 11, 1890.
Father of Edmund L. (1866), Arthur M. (1868) and Sidney de L. (1870).
(Boase, II. 1490; D.N.B. (under Samuel Phelps).)
|Robert PHELPS |
Approx. lifespan: 18081890
sizar aged 19 Trinity College adm1828:06:23
s. of Robert MILLAR [Naval-outfitter]
b. Devonport, [Devon], 1808
BA 5 th Wrangler 1833
Mig. to Sidney Sussex College
Hon. DD 1843
(on the occasion of Queen Victoria's visit)
Fellow of: : Sidney 1838-43
Vice-Chancellor 1844-5, and 1847-8
Ord. deacon Hereford 1840
Ord. priest Lichfield 1840
R.: Willingham, Cambridgeshire , 1848-90
President of: CB, ???, Antiquarian Society 1847-48
Notorious for his conservatism and belief in the old University customs and regulations; refused to answer questions put to him (as Master: ) by the Royal Commission of 1874
father of Edmund L. PHELPS (1866),Arthur M. (1868) and Sidney de L. (1870)
( Boase, II. 1490; D.N.B. (under Samuel Phelps).)
[add:]Married 1844:09:04 Lorraine SKRINE dau. of Julius SKRINE [:add]
[add:]In the 1871 Census his wife's name was given as Mary, and her age 53: there were 5 children named, ages from 25 down to 16[:add]
[add:]Romilly, 1854:03:03, quotes Leapingwell as saying that Phelps 'looks into everything about the house & is a capital hand at frying an omlet- Mrs PHELPS can't even keep the laundress's accounts ...'[:add]
[add:]Photograph: CAS: Album 51; Portrait by A.S. Emslie, 1890, at Sidney Sussex College [:add]
[add:]Goodison: CCS : 177; P.J. Barnwell: 1871 Census[:add]