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Reverend Thomas Beevor

Reverend Thomas Beevor

Thomas Beevor was baptised at Claypole in Lincolnshire on 12 April 1786, the son of Reverend John Beevor, for 41 years the Rector of the North Mediety of Claypole. He was admitted to Queens’ College in Cambridge on 1 January 1804 and graduated BA in 1809, MA in 1812 and BD in 1821. From 1810 to 1865 he was a Fellow of the college. He was ordained a Deacon on 7 July 1810 and a priest on 15 June 1811. From 1814 to 1820 he was the Curate of Claypole in Lincolnshire and from 1814 to 1837 he was the Curate of of Barnby-in-the-Willows, Nottinghamshire. He was afterwards at Newark in Nottinghamshire.

At the time of the 1851 census, he was living at Newark, a ‘Clergyman, B.D. (without Cure of Souls).’ He shared a house on Wilson Street with his unmarried sister Louisa, who had three servants to help her run the house.

Reverend Thomas Beevor died at Newark on 27 January 1866, aged 79. He left effects valued at £20,000.

Photographed by James Oman of Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire.


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