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Rev. Churchill 
Babington
1821 - 1889


Rev. Churchill 
Babington
, Professor of Archaeology, Cambridge; of St John's College, Cambridge. Rector of Cockfield, Suffolk, 1866, 1881. s.p. Venn's entry reads: Babington, Churchill. College: ST JOHN'S Entered: Michs. 1839 Born: Mar. 11, 1821 Died: Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Mar. 18, 1839. S. of Matthew Drake (1807), clerk, of Thringstone, Leics. B. Mar. 11, 1821, at Roecliffe, Yorks. Matric. Michs. 1839; Scholar; Prizeman; B.A. (7th Classic) 1843; M.A. 1846; B.D. 1853; D.D. 1879. Fellow, 1846; Hon. Fellow, 1880. President of the Union, 1845. Disney Professor of Archaeology, 1865-80. Ord. deacon, 1846; priest (Ely) 1848; P.C. of Horningsea, Cambs., 1848-61. R. of Cockfield, Suffolk, 1866-89 (the tasteful restoration of the Church, due to his archaeological competence). F.L.S., 1853. Won a wide reputation by `his able defence of the English clergy and gentry of the seventeenth century against Macaulay's aspersions.' Edited for the University The Orations of Hyperides...from the papyri found at Thebes. Contributed numerous articles to the Dictionary of Christian Antiquities. Interested in numismatics and botany. His monograph, on The Birds of Suffolk, is `a storehouse of facts on the ornithology of the County'. Took up latterly the study of conchology, and formed a fine collection of British and exotic shells. Died s.p. Jan. 12, 1889, at Cockfield. Memorial window in the Church. M.I. (brass) in the College Chapel. (D.N.B., Suppl. I; Eagle, Mar. 1889.)

Born: Swithland, Leics., , England 11th Mar 1821 Baptised:
Died: Cockfield, Suffolk, , England 12th Jan 1889 Buried:
Family:
Babington

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1.
Rev. Churchill 
Babington
(
Wilson
) 1821 - 1889
2.
Rev. Matthew Drake 
Babington
(
Churchill
) 1788 - 1851
4.
Rev. Matthew 
Babington
(
Drake
) 1761 - 1796
5.
Elizabeth 
Drake
(
Babington
) ante 1770 - 1793
3.
Hannah 
Churchill
(
Babington
) 1796 - 1873
6.
Benjamin Fleetwood 
Churchill
(
Page
) 1770 - 1858
7.
Hannah 
Page
(
Churchill
) + post 1800

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1. Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England 28th Jan 1869
Matilda (Maud) Whytt 
Wilson
(
Babington
,
Wright
) 1844 - 1919

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11th Mar 1821Born Swithland, Leics., England
28th Jan 1869Married
Matilda (Maud) Whytt 
Wilson
(
Babington
,
Wright
) 1844 - 1919 Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
1871Head of household in 1871 census (census) Cockfield, Suffolk, England
3rd Apr 1881Head of household in 1881 census (census) Cockfield, Suffolk, England
12th Jan 1889Died Cockfield, Suffolk, England
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