Edward Atkinson (Master of Clare College, Cambridge)

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Edward Atkinson (6 August 1819, Leeds – 1 March 1915, Cambridge[1]) was Master of Clare College from 1856 to his death.[2]

Atkinson was educated at Leeds Grammar School and Clare College, Cambridge, matriculating in 1838, gaining a scholarship, graduating B.A. (3rd classic) 1842, M.A. 1845, B.D. 1853, D.D. 1859.[3]

He became Fellow of Clare in 1842; and was ordained a priest of the Church of England in 1844;[4] He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1862–1863, 1868–1870, and 1876–1878.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Death Of The Master Of Clare' The Times (London, England), Wednesday,  Mar 03, 1915; pg. 13; Issue 40792
  2. ^ "Atkinson, Edward". Who's Who. ukwhoswho.com. 1920–2016 (April 2014 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 18 November 2018. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  3. ^ "Atkinson, Edward (ATKN838E)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1908 p 47: London, Horace Cox, 1908
  5. ^ Full List of Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge