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|Sikes, Edward Ernest.|
Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, May 1, 1886.
S. of the Rev. Thomas Burr (St John's College, Oxford, 1849), V. of Burstow, Surrey (and Frances Henrietta Alkin).
B. Apr. 26, 1867, at Halstead, Kent.
School, Aldenham (the Rev. J. Kennedy). Matric. Michs. 1886; Bell Scholar, 1887; Scholar, 1888; B.A. (Class.
Trip., Pt I, 1st Class) 1889; (Pt II, 1st Class, 1890); Browne medal (Latin Ode), 1889; M.A. 1893.
Fellow, 1891-1940; tutor, 1900-25; President, 1925-37.
Assistant Master at Winchester, 1890-1. Visiting Professor at Harvard University, 1926-7. Translated into English Musaeus's Hero and Leander; edited with T. W. Allen, The Homeric Hymns; Aeschylus, Prometheus Vinctus. Author, Anthropology of the Greeks; Roman Poetry; Lucretius; Greek Criticism of Poetry. President of the University Philological Society, 1920.
Donor, with his brother, Francis Henry, of the Sikes collection of British mollusca to the Natural History Museum, S. Kensington.
Resided at Newnham Grove, Cambridge.
Married, Apr. 11, 1901, Mabel Katherine, youngest dau. of George Mursell Garrett, Mus.D., organist of St John's. Died Feb. 5, 1940, at Bournemouth.
Brother of the above and Francis H. (1881).
(Aldenham Sch. Reg.; Winchester Coll. Reg.; Schoolmasters' Directories; Who's Who; The Times, Feb. 7, 1940.)
|Edward Ernest SIKES |
Approx. lifespan: 18671940
pens. St John's College adm1886:05:01
s. of Rev. Thomas Burr SIKES ( St John's College [Oxford] (1849), V.: Burstow, Surrey , (and Frances Henrietta Alkin)
b. Halstead, Kent , 1867:04:26
Sch: Aldenham School Aldenham, [Hertfordshire], ( Rev. J. KENNEDY )
Bell Scholar 1887
BA Class.Trip. Pt I, 1st Class 1889
(Pt II, 1st Class(1890);
Browne Medal (Latin Ode) 1889
Assistant Master at: : Winchester, [Hampshire], 1890-91
Visiting Professor at: : Sch: Harvard University Harvard, [Massachusetts], USA , 1926-27
Translated into English Musaeus' Hero and Leander
Publ.: edited with T. W. Allen, The Homeric Hymns ; Aeschylus, Prometheus Vinctus
Publ.: Anthropology of the Greeks; Roman Poetry; Lucretius; Greek Criticism of Poetry
President of: : Sch: University Philological Society 1920
Donor, with his brother, Francis Henry, of the Sikes collection of British mollusca to Natural History Museum S. Kensington, [London],
At Newnham Grove, CB, [Cambridgeshire],
m. 1901:04:11 Mabel Katherine GARRETT youngest dau. of George Mursell GARRETT MusD organist of St John's College
d. Bournemouth, [Hampshire], 1940:02:05
brother of Arthur Alkin SIKES (1880)
brother of Francis H. SIKES (1881)
( Aldenham School Reg.; Winchester College Reg.; Schoolmasters' Directories; Who's Who; The Times 1940:02:07)