Rev. William Carus

Male 1804 - 1891  (87 years)


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  • Name William Carus 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 2 Mar 1804  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Jul 1804  Liverpool St Thomas, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Aug 1891  Merton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bournemouth Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0140  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2018 

    Family Maria Elizabeth Selwyn,   b. 1820, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1851 
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1804 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Jul 1804 - Liverpool St Thomas, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bournemouth Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Canon of Winchester
    • Rev. William Carus, M.A., b. 1804, was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated with highest honours in Classics and Mathematics in 1827. He was Senior Fellow and Dean of Trinity College, Incumbent of Great St. Mary's, and Select University Preacher in 1854, 1859, and 1866. He was appointed Canon Residentiary of Winchester, Vicar of Romsey, and Rural Dean in 1851, and was Proctor in Convocation.

      Canon Carus was the author of "Memoirs of Rev. Charles Simeon" and " Life of Bishop Mcllvaine." The Carus Greek Testament Prize at Cambridge was founded in memory of his name. He married, in 1851, Maria Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the Rev. Edward Selwyn, Rector of Hemingford Abbotts, Co. Huntingdon, and died at Bournemouth 27th August, 1891, leaving no issue.


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