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Authorised form of nameSumner; John Bird (1780 - 1862); Archbishop of Canterbury
Other forms of name'John Bird Cantuar'
SurnameSumner
ForenamesJohn Bird
Dates1780 - 1862
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England (25 February 1780)
Death:
Addington (06 September 1862)
Burial:
Addington churchyard
ActivityEducation:
Eton; King's College, Cambridge. BA (1803), MA (1807), DD (1828)
Career:
Ordained (1803); Rector, Mapledurham, Oxford (1818); Canon of Durham (1820); Bishop of Chester (1828); Archbishop of Canterbury (1848-1862)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/12/1848
RelationshipsMarried (1803) Marianne, daughter of George Robertson, Captain RN; Godfather of Sir Henry James Sumner Maine (FRS 1874)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA1481
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/004446Sumner, John Birdnd
IM/004447Sumner, John Birdnd
MS/426/269Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Bird?] Sumner, Esq19 March 1847
IM/004450Sumner, John Birdnd
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