James Pulling

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John Pulling DD (b Devon 6 December 1814 – d Cambridge 26 February 1879)[1] was a British academic in the mid 19th century.[2]

Porter entered Corpus Christi College, Cambridge on 7 June 1833, where he was to spend the rest of his career. He graduated BA in 1837 and MA in 1840. In that year he was also ordained and became curate at Grantchester. He was Fellow of CCC from 1838 to 1850; and was Master from then until his death.[3] He also held the living at Belchamp St Paul from 1863.[4]


  1. ^ University Intelligence. Cambridge 27 Feb. The Times (London, England), Friday, 28 February 1879; pg. 8; Issue 29503
  2. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part II. 1752–1900 Vol. v. Pace – Spyers, (1953) p216
  3. ^ College Web Site
  4. ^ Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 – list of inhabitants, Belchamp St Paul
Academic offices
Preceded by
John Lamb
Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Edward Perowne
Academic offices
Preceded by
Richard Okes
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Succeeded by
Thomas Charles Geldart