Rev. John Selwyn

Male 1753 - 1823  (70 years)


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  • Name John Selwyn 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 3 May 1753  Blockley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 May 1753  Blockley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Oct 1823 
    Buried 11 Nov 1823  Salisbury Cathedral (beneath the spire) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0305  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2017 

    Father Rev. Charles Jasper Selwyn,   b. 19 Feb 1725/26,   d. 10 Sep 1794  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Coxeter,   b. 1730,   d. 1776, Blockley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1750  St. Mary's, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bridget Dyer,   b. 1753,   d. 3 Aug 1823  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1777  Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lieut. George Brydges Selwyn,   b. 22 Jan 1778, Ludgershall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803, on the "Varuna" during a passage home from India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Albinia Selwyn,   b. 1780,   d. 26 Feb 1860, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Lieut. John Selwyn,   b. 11 Oct 1782, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1810, Trichinopoly Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    +4. Bridget Selwyn,   b. 1783,   d. 21 May 1867, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Henry Thomas Selwyn,   b. 28 Jul 1788,   d. 17 Aug 1831, Rothesay Castle(ship) off Anglesey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     6. Cdr. Charles William Selwyn,   b. 22 Apr 1786,   d. 1820, Exmouth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 May 1753 - Blockley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 May 1753 - Blockley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1777 - Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Nov 1823 - Salisbury Cathedral (beneath the spire) Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Memorial to Rev. John Selwyn and his wife Bridget in Salisbury Cathedral
    Memorial to Rev. John Selwyn and his wife Bridget in Salisbury Cathedral
    Gravestone of John Selwyn
    Gravestone of John Selwyn
    About 2m to the north of the centre point under the spire of Salisbury Cathedral

    In Memory of
    THE REV. JOHN SELWYN
    Rector of Ludgershall and Culston
    Master of Wigston's Hospital, Leicester
    And Succentor of this Cathedral
    He died 2nd October
    1823
    In the 71st Year of his age

  • Notes 
    • Curate of Blockley. 1776-77
    • Vicar of Ludgershall. 1777-1823
    • s. Charles Jasper, of Blockley, co. Worcester, cler. PEMBROKE COLL., matric. 4 May, 1774, aged 21; B.C.L. 1783, rector of Ludgershall, Wilts, 1777, master of Wigston's Hospital, Leicester 1793, and succentor of Salisbury Cathedral, rector of Coulstone, Wilts, 1798, until his death 4 Nov, 1823, father of the last named and of the next named.


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