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Arthur Duke 
Coleridge
1830 - 1913


Arthur Duke 
Coleridge
, 3rd son. Venn's entry reads: Coleridge, Arthur Duke. College: KING'S Entered: Lent, 1849 Born: Died: Oct. 29, 1913 Adm. at KING'S, a scholar from Eton, Feb. 12, 1849. 3rd s. of Francis George, of Ottery St Mary, Devon [and first cousin of Lord Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice of England]. Bapt. there Feb. 1, 1830. Matric. Lent, 1849; Prizeman; B.A. 1853; M.A. 1856. Fellow, 1852-60. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, May 3, 1854. Called to the Bar, 1860. Department clerk of Arraigns. Clerk of Assize for the Midland Circuit, 1876-1913 (never missed an assize). A devoted admirer of Sebastian Bach; chief promoter of the scheme which resulted in the first performance in England of the `B Minor Mass.' Founded the Bach choir in London; one of the founders of the Mendelssohn scholarship, giving generous help to the first scholar, Arthur Sullivan. A warm supporter and friend of Grove at the Crystal Palace and South Kensington. Closely associated with Sterndale Bennett; a friend of Jenny Lind, and intimate with Rossini, Liszt and other famous musicians. Author, Eton in the Forties; translated the Life of Schubert; Goethe's Egmont; Hauptmann's Letters to Zelter. Died Oct. 29, 1913, aged 83, at 12, Cromwell Place, South Kensington. (King's Coll. Adm. Reg.; Foster, Men at the Bar; The Times, Oct. 30 and 31, 1913.)

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Arthur Duke 
Coleridge
1830 - 1913
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Francis George 
Coleridge
4.
James 
Coleridge
(
Taylor
) 1760 - 1836
 
   
 

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