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Edmund Law 
Lushington
1811 - 1893


Edmund Law 
Lushington
, of Park House. Fellow Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor of Greek, Glasgow University 1837-74. DCL and landowner (1881). Venn's entry reads: Lushington, Edmund Law. College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1828 Born: Jan. 10, 1811 Died: July 13, 1893 Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Dec. 21, 1826. (Eldest) s. of Edmund Henry (above), Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple. B. (Jan. 10, 1811) at Prestwich, Lancs. School, Charterhouse. Matric. Michs. 1828; Scholar, 1830-4; B.A. (Senior Classic) 1832; Chancellor's (Senior) Classical medal, 1832; M.A. 1835. Fellow, 1834-42; Assistant tutor, 1835-7. Hon. Fellow, 1885-93. Hon. LL.D., Edinburgh, 1873, and Glasgow, 1875; Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1876. Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 28, 1827. Called to the Bar, Nov. 20, 1835. Member of `The Apostles.' A lifelong friend of Thackeray, who refers to him in The Virginians, and of Tennyson, who describes him in the Epilogue to In Memoriam as `gentle, liberal-minded, great, consistent; wearing all that weight of learning lightly like a flower.' Professor of Greek at Glasgow, 1838-75; Lord Rectorthere, 1884-7. Married, Oct. 14, 1842, Cecilia Tennyson (sister of the poet), dau. of the Rev. George Clayton Tennyson, LL.D., R. of Somersby, Lincs., and had issue. Edited, with a memoir, J. F. Ferrier's posthumous Works. Translated into Greek Tennyson's Oenone and Crossing the Bar. Contributed to the Memoir of Lord Tennyson by his son. Lived latterly at Park House, Maidstone, Kent, which is described in the prologue to Tennyson's Princess. Died there, July 13, 1893. Brother of Henry (1828) and the next. (Boase, II. 534; Charterhouse Worthies; Glasgow Grads.; Al. Oxon.; D.N.B.; Burke, L.G.; Tennyson and His Friends, which contains a portrait.) T. W. Bayne, `Lushington, Edmund Law (1811-1893)', rev. Richard Smail, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/17210, accessed 23 Sept 2005]

Born: Prestwich, Lancs., , England 10th Jun 1811 Baptised:
Died: Park House, Maidstone, Kent, , England 13th Jul 1893 Buried:
Family:
Lushington

Ancestors
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1.
Edmund Law 
Lushington
(
Tennyson
) 1811 - 1893
2.
Edmund/Edward Henry 
Lushington
(
Phillips
,
Philips
) 1766 - 1839
4.
Rev. James Stephen 
Lushington
(
Law
,
Christian
) 1734 - 1801
5.
Mary 
Law
(
Lushington
) 1744 - 1768
3.
Sophia 
Philips
(
Lushington
) 1779 - 1841
6.
Thomas 
Philips
* 1728
 

Siblings


1.
F/? 
Lushington

2.
Rosa 
Lushington

3.
Maria 
Lushington

4.
F/? 
Lushington

5.
Louisa 
Lushington
1801 - 1819
6.
Henry 
Lushington
1812 - 1855
7.
Thomas Davi(e)s 
Lushington
(
Lushington
) 1813 - 1858
8.
Maud C. 
Lushington
1816 - post 1881
9.
Ellen E. 
Lushington
1817 - post 1881
10.
Emily 
Lushington
1818 - 1893
11.
Sir Franklin 
Lushington
(
Morgan
) 1823 - 1901
12.
Sophia 
Lushington
+ 1879

Spouses



1. Boxley, Kent, , England 14th Oct 1842
Cecilia 
Tennyson
(
Lushington
) 1821 - 1909

Descendants
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a.
Cecilia 
Tennyson
(
Lushington
) 1821 - 1909
1.
Edmund Henry 
Lushington
1843 - 1856
2.
Cecilia 
Lushington
1846 - 1921
3.
Emily 
Lushington
1849 - 1868
4.
Lucy Maria 
Lushington
1853 - 1874
Sources

Census

Timeline


10th Jun 1811Born Prestwich, Lancs., England
14th Oct 1842Married
Cecilia 
Tennyson
(
Lushington
) 1821 - 1909 Boxley, Kent, England
3rd Apr 1881Head of household in 1881 census (census) Boxley, Kent, England
13th Jul 1893Died Maidstone, Kent, England
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