Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameRev Richard VENN
Birth1691
Death1739
EducationSidney Sussex College Cambridge.
FatherRev Dennis VENN (1656-1695)
MotherPatience GAY (-1712)
Marriage1716
SpouseMaria Anna Isabella Margaretta Beatrix ASHTON
Death1762
Children
Birth1725
Death1797
Birth1717
Death1780
Birth1720
Death1791
Notes for Rev Richard VENN
From Venn’s

Venn, Richard
Adm. at SIDNEY, Jun., 1709.
S. of Dennis, V. of Holbeton, Devon, and grandson of Richard (above). B. there, 07 Jan., 1690/1.
Schools, Modbury [ Devon] and Tiverton [ Devon] (Mr Rayner).
Blundell Scholar;
B.A. 1712/3 ;
M.A. 1716 .
Ord. deacon (London) 23 Sep., 1716; priest, 02 Dec., 1717.
C. of St Giles', Cripplegate, London.
R. of St Antholin's, Watling Street, London, 1725-39 .
Preacher at St Paul's Cross [ London].
Intimate friend of Henry Temple, 1st Lord Palmerston.
Opposed the appointment of Thomas Rundle to the see of Gloucester [ Gloucestershire], 1754, and thus became involved in a storm of pamphlets, laudatory and denunciatory.
Author, sermons.
Buried at St Antholin's [ London], 20 Feb., 1738/9.
Father of Edward (1737) and Henry (1742).
(Venn Family Annals; D.N.B.)
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