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Alfred 
Tennyson
1827 - 1892


Alfred 
Tennyson
, poet. Venn's entry reads: TENNYSON, ALFRED College: TRINITY Entered: Lent, 1828 Born: Died: Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, Nov. 9, 1827. (3rd] s. of the Rev. George Clayton (1796) (and Elizabeth, dau. of the Rev. Stephen Fytche). B. (Aug. 6, 1809), at Somersby, Lincs. School, Louth Grammar, 1816-20; afterwards taught by his father and by the village schoolmaster at Somersby. Matric. Lent, 1828; Chancellor's medal for English verse, 1829. Hon. Fellow, 1869. Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1855. His career at Cambridge was cut short by his father's illness, and for some years he led a roving and unsettled existence. The death of his College friend, Arthur Hallam, in 1833, greatly affected his life for many years and resulted in the poems In Memoriam (1850) and The Two Voices. Poet Laureate, 1850. Settled at Farringford in the Isle of Wight, 1853. F.R.S. Published The Princess, 1847; Maud, 1855; The Idylls of the King, 1859, after which his fame and popularity were assured. Enoch Arden appeared, 1864; Locksley Hall Sixty Years After, in 1886; his last work, Lines on the Death of the Duke of Clarence, in 1892. Married, June 13, 1850 (after 10 years' engagement), Emily, dau. of Henry Sellwood, solicitor, of Horncastle, and had issue. Created Baron Tennyson, 1884. Died Oct. 6, 1892; buried in Westminster Abbey. See Life, by his son, 1897. Father of Hallam (1871) and Lionel (1873); brother of Charles (1827) andFrederick (1825). (D.N.B.)

Born: 9th Nov 1827Baptised:
Died: 6th Oct 1892Buried:
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Ancestors
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1.
Alfred 
Tennyson
1827 - 1892
2.
Rev. George Clayton 
Tennyson
(
Fytche
) c. 1778 - 1831
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Siblings


1.
Charles 
Tennyson

2.
Frederick 
Tennyson

3.
Matilda 
Tennyson
1820 - post 1881
4.
Cecilia 
Tennyson
(
Lushington
) 1821 - 1909

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Descendants
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a. ?
1.
Hallam 
Tennyson
1852 - 1928
2.
Lionel 
Tennyson
(
Locker
) 1854 - 1886
2a.
Eleanor Mary Bertha 
Locker
(
Tennyson
,
Birrell
) 1855 - 1915
2.1.
Alfred Browning Stanley 
Tennyson
(
Drummond
) 1878 - 1952 ...
2.2.
Charles Bruce Locker 
Tennyson
1879 - post 1952
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9th Nov 1827Born
1884
Alfred 
Tennyson
1827 - 1892 inherited the title
Tennyson
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6th Oct 1892Died
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