Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameRev William John CONYBEARE MA
Birth1815
Death1857
Occupation Principal of Liverpool College (Liverpoool Collegiate Institution)
EducationWestminster School and Trinity College Cambridge
MotherSarah Anne RANKEN (1790-1864)
Marriage1842
SpouseEliza ROSE65
Birth1820
Death1903
FatherRev Joseph ROSE (1784-1822)
MotherLydia BABINGTON (1789-1880)
Children
Birth1843
Death1931
Birth1855
Death1925
Notes for Rev William John CONYBEARE MA
Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge. He published Essays, Ecclesiastical and Social, in 1856, and a novel, Perversion, or the Causes and Consequences of Infidelity, but is best known as the joint author (with JS Howson) of The Life and Epistles of St Paul (1851). He died at Weybridge in 1857, and is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London. Tutor to Vernon Lushington.

From Wikipedia

William John Conybeare (1 August 1815 – 1857) was an English vicar, essayist and novelist.

He was the son of Dean WD Conybeare, and was educated at Westminster and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was elected fellow in 1837.

From 1842 to 1848 he was principal of the Liverpool Collegiate Institution (later Liverpool College), which he left for the vicarage of Axminster.

He published Essays, Ecclesiastical and Social, in 1856, and a novel, Perversion, or the Causes and Consequences of Infidelity, but is best known as the joint author (with JS Howson) of The Life and Epistles of St Paul (1851).
He died at Weybridge in 1857, and is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.[1]

From Venn’s


Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Oct. 22, 1832.
S. and h. of William Daniel, V. of Sully, Glamorgans., 1821-36 (for whom see D.N.B.). B. Aug. 1, 1815.
Matric. Lent 1833; Scholar, 1835; B.A. (15th Wrangler and 3rd Classic) 1837; M.A. 1840.
Fellow, 1839.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, July 9, 1940, 'of Trinity College, Cambridge, B.A., age 24, s. of the Rev. William Daniel, clerk, of Axminster, Devon.' Ord. deacon and priest (Lichfield) 1841; Whitehall Preacher, 1841-3. First Principal of Liverpool Collegiate Institution, 1842-8. Succeeded his father as V. of Axminster, Devon, 1848-54.

Author, Essays Ecclesiastical and Social; Perversion (a novel); Life and Epistles of St Paul (joint author with Rev. J. S. Howson). Died July 22, 1857, of consumption, at Weybridge.

Brother of John C. (1838) and father of John W. E. (1862).

(Boase; D.N.B.)
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