Rev Temple CHEVALLIER BD

Born1794 (Twin) Badingham, Suffolk
Died1873 Harrow Weald, near Stanmore
FatherRev. Temple Fiske CHEVALLIER (1764 – 1816)
MotherSarah EDGCUMBE (1766 – 1818)
OccupationFelliow of Pembroke College, Cambridge; Fellow and Tutor at St Catherine's College, Cambridge; Professor of Mathematics at Durham University, 1835; Professor of Astronomy at Durham University,1841-1871; Reader in Hebrew.

Biography and Notes

Educated at Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich Schools and Pembroke College, Cambridge, 1813; Bell Scholar, 1814; 2nd Wrangler, 1817; Fellow of Pembroke.
On 12 7 1837, the second anniversary of the formation of the Surtees Society, he became a vice president of the society. On Thursday 28th September at the Waterloo Hotel, Durham he became a vice president for the following 3 years.

On 13th February 1874, The Royal Astronomical Society noted the decease of one of its Fellows, the Rev Temple Chevallier saying that he traced his descent from Rudolph Chevallier who was Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge in 1569 and is said to have been one of the tutors to Queen Elizabeth I. (This remains unconfirmed in 2010)

He was the incumbent at the parish of Esh from AD 1835 to AD 1869 and a Canon of Durham Cathedral. He died on 3rd November 1873 aged 79

He is buried in the family plot in the churchyard of St. Michael and All Angels at Esh, Co. Durham with his wife Catherine, his sister Ellen Susan and his son, also Temple, who died aged only 12 in 1845. Inside the church there is a stained glass window dedicated to Catherine.

Life Events

1794Born
1816Death of father Rev. Temple Fiske CHEVALLIER
1818Death of mother Sarah EDGCUMBE
1825Married Catherine WHEELWRIGHT in St Giles with St Peter, Cambridge
1828Birth of daughter Catherine Temple CHEVALLIER
1831Birth of daughter Alicia CHEVALLIER
1833Birth of son Temple CHEVALLIER
1845Death of son Temple CHEVALLIER
1858Death of wife Catherine WHEELWRIGHT
1866Death of daughter Catherine Temple CHEVALLIER
1873Died

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