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John Chambers

Male 1828 - 1904  (76 years)


  • Name John Chambers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Birth 1828  Newark Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10
    • father [Mark?] John Chambers, bricklayer/builder, b Newark abt 1786, d bef 1861; mother Louisa, b Hoveringham abt 1788, d Southwell 1Q1882. [Cambridge University Alumni; 1841, 1851, 1861 census; death reg index]
    Baptism 25 May 1828  Newark Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    • place not established; elder brother Samuel Chambers bapt Balderton Gate Wesleyan Chapel, Newark, 28 Jul 1826.
    Education abt 1841 - 1848  Newark Grammar School Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence Jun 1841  Lovers Lane, Newark Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with John Chambers, abt 50 b Notts, builder; Louisa -do-, 50 b Notts; Samuel -do-, 14 b Notts.
    Education 1848 - 1852  St John's College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    • Prizeman; Scholar 1851.
    Residence Mar 1851  St John's College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Degree/Qualif. 1852  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [10
    • 10th Wrangler (mathematics) + 2nd class honours, Classical Tripos.
    Degree/Qualif. 1855  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [5, 10, 11
    Occupation 1859 - 1860  Durham School Find all individuals with events at this location ; Assistant Master  [10
    Occupation 1861 - 1870  King's School, Ely Find all individuals with events at this location ; Head Master  [10
    Occupation Apr 1861  Master of Arts  [3
    Residence Apr 1861  Wexham St, Beaumaris Find all individuals with events at this location ; lodger  [3
    Ordination 1862  Ely Find all individuals with events at this location ; Priest, Church of England  [10
    Marriage 31 Dec 1864  St Mary the Less, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location   [12, 13
    Georgiana Lambton Marsden,   b. 29 Jun 1839, Shincliffe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1891, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1870 - 1871  Sandbach Grammar School Find all individuals with events at this location ; Head Master  [10
    Occupation 1871 - 1877  Manchester Grammar School, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location ; Assistant Master  [10
    Occupation Apr 1871  Clergyman without Cure of Souls. Master of Grammar School. MA of Cambridge & Durham  [4
    Residence Apr 1871  Union Street, Sandbach Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Occupation 1877 - 1904  St James, Woodhead Find all individuals with events at this location ; Perpetual Curate  [10
    Occupation Apr 1881  Vicar of Woodhead, MA, Mathematical Tutor  [5, 9
    Residence Apr 1881  Vicarage, Crowden Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 9
    Occupation Apr 1891  Vicar of Woodhead  [6
    Residence Apr 1891  Vicarage, Crowden Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Occupation Mar 1901  Clergyman, C of E  [7
    Residence Mar 1901  New Row, Crowden Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Death 02 Jul 1904  Vicarage, Woodhead Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 11, 14
    • On the 2nd July, Rev. John Chambers, M.A. (late Scho. of S. John's Coll., Camb., formerly Head Master of King's Sch., Ely, Senior Math. Master Manchester Gr. Sch., 1871-1890), for 27 years Vicar of Woodhead, Hadfield, near Manchester, aged 76 years. [The Times]
    Probate 08 Aug 1904  Chester Find all individuals with events at this location ; £16,872 1s. 10d.  [14
    • Chambers the reverend John of the vicarage Woodhead near Hadfield Cheshire clerk died 2 July 1904 Administration Chester 8 August to John Henry Chambers surgeon and the reverend Arthur John Chambers clerk Effects £16872 1s. 10d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Chambers, John: Adm. sizar at St John's, July 7, 1848. S. of Mark John, bricklayer, of Newark, Notts. B. at Newark. Bapt. May 25, 1828. School, Newark Grammar (Rev. Joseph Cooke). Matric. Michs. 1848; Prizeman; Scholar, 1851; B.A. (10th Wrangler) 1852; M.A. 1855. Ord. deacon, 1861; priest (Ely) 1862. Assistant Master at Durham School, 1859-60. Head Master of the King's School, Ely, Cambs., 1861-70; of Sandbach Grammar School, Cheshire, 1870-1. Assistant Master at Manchester Grammar School, 1871-7. P.C. of Woodhead, Cheshire, 1877-1904. Died July 4, 1904, aged 76. (E. Earwaker, Sandbach; The Times, July 6, 1904; R. F. Scott.) [Cambridge University Alumni]
    • Chambers, John; Woodfield Vicarage, Hadfield, Manchester -- Late Scho. of St. John's Coll. Cam; Members' Latin Essay Prizes 1851-53-54, B.A. (10th Wrang and 2nd cl. Classical Tripos) 1852, M.A. 1855, ad eund. M.A. Durham 1859. D. 1861 Ban., P. 1862 Ely. V. of Woodhead, Dio. Ches. 1877. Formerly Sen. Math. Master Durham Sch. 1859-60; Head Master K. Sch. Ely 1861-69; Sen. Math. Master Manchester. Gr. School 1871-90. [Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1898]
    Person ID I4471  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 06 Mar 2013 

    Family Georgiana Lambton Marsden,   b. 29 Jun 1839, Shincliffe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1891, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Marriage 31 Dec 1864  St Mary the Less, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location   [12, 13
    Notes 
    • Apr 1871 3 serv (school headmaster)
      Apr 1881 1 serv (country vicar)
    Children 
    +1. John Henry Chambers,   b. 11 Mar 1866, Ely Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1936, The Rock, Castletown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Arthur John Chambers,   b. abt May 1867, Ely Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1923, Swerford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Annie Etheldreda Chambers,   b. abt 1869, Ely Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1938, Cottage Hospital, Clevedon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     4. Samuel Hawkesley Chambers,   b. abt 1870, Sandbach Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1933, Brookfield, Derbyhaven Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     5. Sophia Louisa Chambers,   b. abt Nov 1870, Sandbach Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1944, 6 Old Hall, Ashbourne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +6. Flora Sexburga Chambers,   b. abt 1874, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1951, Olrig Bank Nursing Home, Kendal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +7. Agnes Mabel Marsden Chambers,   b. abt 1877, Crowden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1948, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 09 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F1356  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1828 - Newark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 25 May 1828 - Newark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1841 - 1848 - Newark Grammar School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Lovers Lane, Newark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1848 - 1852 - St John's College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - St John's College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1852 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1855 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Assistant Master - 1859 - 1860 - Durham School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Head Master - 1861 - 1870 - King's School, Ely Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - lodger - Apr 1861 - Wexham St, Beaumaris Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrdination - Priest, Church of England - 1862 - Ely Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 31 Dec 1864 - St Mary the Less, Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 31 Dec 1864 - St Mary the Less, Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Head Master - 1870 - 1871 - Sandbach Grammar School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Assistant Master - 1871 - 1877 - Manchester Grammar School, Manchester Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Union Street, Sandbach Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Perpetual Curate - 1877 - 1904 - St James, Woodhead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Vicarage, Crowden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Vicarage, Crowden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - New Row, Crowden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 02 Jul 1904 - Vicarage, Woodhead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £16,872 1s. 10d. - 08 Aug 1904 - Chester Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 13 b Notts

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 22 b Newark

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 32 b Newark

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 42 b Newark

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 52 b Newark

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 62 b Newark

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 72 b Newark

    8. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Ashton-under-Lyne, 3Q1904.
      age 76

    9. [S14] National Probate Calendar, 1881.
      Dorothy Marsden née Christopher

    10. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.

    11. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.

    12. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Durham, 4Q1864.

    13. [S03] Family Members, LN.

    14. [S14] National Probate Calendar.