G.W. Webb: Index to Thomas Harwood's Alumni Etonenses

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Index to Thomas Harwood's, Alumni Etonenses, transcribed by G.W. Webb from the manuscript copy in King's College Library, 5 March 1904.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Harwood (1767-1842), author, was born at Shepperton, Middlesex, on 18 May 1767, and attended Eton and University College, Oxford. He was ordained deacon in 1789, and that year became a sizar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge (B.D., 1811; D.D., 1822). Harwood was headmaster of Lichfield Grammar School, 1791-1813. He became perpetual curate of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in 1800, and was rector of Stawley, Somerset, 1814-1819. He was presented to the chapelry of Burntwood in 1828. Harwood was a Fellow of the Royal Society. His published works include Alumni Etonenses (1797) and a History of Lichfield (1806). He died at Lichfield on 23 December 1842.

G.W. Webb was a library assistant at Cambridge University Library.

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Presented by C.E. Sayle, 1907.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Harwood in Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee, eds, Dictionary of national biography, Vol. IX (London, 1908), pp. 105-106.

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