Authorised form of nameNoel-Fearn; Henry (1811 - 1868)
Other forms of nameHenry Noel
Other forms of surnameFearn
Dates1811 - 1868
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth1811
Place of deathCharing Cross Hospital, London
Date of death11 March 1868
Dates and placesBurial:
Norwood cemetery, Surrey
St John's College, Cambridge (matriculated, 1833; BA, 1837; MA, 1840)
Ordained deacon (1837), ordained priest (1838); appointed sub-librarian of Sion College, London (1840), appointed librarian and chaplain (February 1842), resigned 1850; minister of Verulam Chapel, Lambeth (1843-1856); editor of The Churchman (1840-1843), Church of England Quarterly Review (1840-1843, 1854-1858), British Churchman (1846-1848); editor of the Literary Gazette (1859-1860); published theological works and treatise opposed to capital punishment as well as other literary works; joint honorary secretary of the Numismatic Society of London (1844-1847); collector of British, Saxon, English, Scottis, Irish and Anglo-Gallic coinage in silver and copper; Professor of History and Archaeology, Royal Society of Literature (1854-1859); Fellow of Society of Antiquaries; member of Real Academia de Historia, Madrid; lecturer at St Peter's Church, Cornhill, London (1852-1866); curate of St James Garlickhythe (1866); Sunday evening preacher, St Mildred, Poultry.
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/04/1842
RelationshipsSon of Robert Noble Christmas of Taunton and his wife Jane, daughter of Samuel Fearn; married (1838) Eliza Fox; changed his name from Christmas to Noel-Fearn by deed poll (22 June 1866)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7326
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1842/14Noel-Fearn, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
IM/Maull/000847Christmas, Rev Henrynd
MC/7/342Letter from Henry Noel Fearn, 3 Dane's Inn, Strand, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]30 June 1866
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