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Rev. John William 
Cunningham
1780 - 1861


Rev. John William 
Cunningham
, Venn's entry reads: Cunningham, John William. College: ST JOHN'S Entered: Michs. 1801 Born: Died: Sept. 30, 1861 Adm. pens. (age 18) at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 14, 1798. Of Middlesex. B. Jan. 3, 1780, in London. Scholar, 1798; matric. Michs. 1801; B.A. (5th Wrangler) 1802; M.A. 1805. Fellow, 1805 (Apr. 2-July 30). Ord. deacon (Winchester) May 8, 1803; priest, Dec. 18, 1803; C. of Send and Ripley, Surrey, 1803. C. at Clapham up to 1811, to John Venn, the well-known Evangelist and member of the Clapham sect. V. of Harrow, Middlesex, 1811-61. Domestic Chaplain to Lord Northwick. Married (1) Sophia, dau. of Robert Williams, Esq., of Moor Park, Surrey, July 30, 1805; (2) Mary, dau. of Gen. Sir Harry Calvert, Bart., G.C.B., July 24, 1827. A strong supporter of the Evangelical party; said to have taken great pride in the fact that he had influenced the election of headmasters of Harrow belonging to the Evangelical school. Nick-named `velvet Cunningham,' after the publication of his book The Velvet Cushion, in which John Venn is described as `Berkely.' Editor of the Christian Observer, 1850-8. Author, miscellaneous; a voluminous writer. Died Sept. 30, 1861, aged 81, at Harrow. Brother of Francis (1809); father of Francis M. (1834), Charles T. (1828) and the next. (St John's Col. Adm., IV; Boase; D.N.B.)

Born: London, , , England 3rd Jan 1780 Baptised:
Died: 30th Sep 1861Buried:
Family:
Cunningham

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1.

Siblings



Spouses



1. 24th Jul 1827
Mary 
Calvert
(
Cunningham
) ante 1804 - post 1827

Descendants
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a.
Mary 
Calvert
(
Cunningham
) ante 1804 - post 1827
1.
Mary Richenda 
Cunningham
(
Stephen
)
1a.
Sir James Fitzjames 
Stephen
(
Cunningham
) 1829 - 1894
1.1.
Sir Harry Lushington 
Stephen
* 1860
1.2.
Sir Herbert 
Stephen
+ 1932
b. ?
2.
Francis Macauley 
Cunningham
3.
Charles Thornton 
Cunningham
c. 1801 - 1847
4.
John William 
Cunningham
1818 - 1901
c.
Mary 
Calvert
(
Cunningham
) ante 1804 - post 1827
5.
Sir Henry Stuart 
Cunningham
(
Lawrence
) 1833 - post 1890
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Timeline


3rd Jan 1780Born London, England
24th Jul 1827Married
Mary 
Calvert
(
Cunningham
) ante 1804 - post 1827
30th Sep 1861Died
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