John Lamb (priest)

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John Lamb,[1]D.D.[2] (28 February 1789, Ixworth – 18 April 1850 Cambridge) was an academic and Anglican priest in the first half of the nineteenth century:[3] a mathematician he was Master[4] of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge[5] from 1822[6] to 1837;[7] and Dean of Bristol from 1837[8] until his death.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC Your Paintings
  2. ^ National Archives
  3. ^ British History On-line
  4. ^ Google Books
  5. ^ Masters of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
  6. ^ College History
  7. ^ Alumni Cantabrigienses, Venn,. Vol. iv. Kahlenberg – Oyler, 1947 p80: Cambridge, CUP, 1951
  8. ^ PREFERMENTS Berrow's Worcester Journal (Worcester, England), Thursday, August 17, 1837; Issue 7029
  9. ^ We regret to have to announce the demise of Rev. John Lamb, D.D. Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Dean of Bristol, and Vicar of Olveston, Gloucestershire, who expired at the Lodge of his college, about half-past 12 our Friday, in the 62nd year of his age. > The Bury and Norwich Post, and Suffolk Herald (Bury Saint Edmunds, England), Wednesday, April 24, 1850; Issue 3539
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Thomas Musgrave
Dean of Bristol
1837–1850
Succeeded by
Gilbert Elliot