George Henry Ainger, D.D.

Born:Aug 13 1819 In:  St. Bees, Cumberland
Died:Oct 6 1886 (at age 67)In:  Whetton Tower, Rothbury


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Immediate family

Eliza Janet Hodgson (Ainger)
His wife
Eliza Letitia Ainger
His daughter
Caroline Henrietta Ainger
His daughter
William B Ainger
His son
George Ainger
His son
Herbert Ainger
His son
Marion Ainger
His daughter
Francis Edward Ainger
His son
Helen Isabel Ainger
His daughter
Stewart Delamain Ainger
His son
Rev. Walter Henry Ainger
His son
William Ainger, D.D.
His father
Elizabeth Humphries (Ainger)
His mother
Eliza Letitia Ainger
His sister
Frances Mary Ainger (Knowles)
His sister
Caroline Jane Ainger
His sister


Sedbergh School and St. John's College, Cambridge



Personal info

Religion: Church of England


Rothbury All SaintsThe church of All Saints is a stone building, in the Early English style, and was rebuilt in 1850, at an expense of £3,000: it has chancel, nave, aisles, and tower, with bells, porch and organ. The living is a rectory, worth £1,400 yearly, withgood residence, in the gift of the Duchy of Lancaster, and held by the Rev. George Henry Ainger D.D., of St. John's College, Cambridge, surrogate and honourary canon of Carlisle, and late Principal of St. Bees College, Cumberland. [Kelly'sDirectory of Northumberland and Durham (1873), page 663.]Ainger, George Henry.College: ST JOHN'SEntered: Michs. 1838Born: Aug. 31, 1819Died: Oct. 6 1886 Adm. pens. (age 17) at ST JOHN'S, June 10, 1837. S. of William (1803), D.D., of St Bees, Cumberland. B. there Aug. 31, 1819. School, Sedbergh. Matric. Michs. 1838; Scholar; B.A. (19th Wrangler) 1842; M.A. 1845; D.D. 1859. Fellow. Ord. deacon,1845; priest (Ely) 1846. C. of Alford, Somerset, 1847-8. Tutor of St Bees College, Cumberland, 1849-57; Principal, 1858-70; and P.C. of St Bees, 1858-70. R. of Rothbury, Northumberland, 1871-86. Hon. Canon of Carlisle, 1870-82; Rural Dean,1872-86. Proctor in Convocation, 1874-86. Surrogate and Hon. Canon dio. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1882-6. Married Eliza Janet, dau. of John Hodgson, of Hampstead Heath, May 14, 1850, at Hampstead. Died Oct. 6, 1886, at Whetton Tower, Rothbury. Buriedat Priory Churchyard, St Bees. Father of Francis E. (above) and Walter H. (1883). (Sedbergh Sch. Reg.; H. M. Wood; Boase, IV. Suppl.)
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