Rev. John Twells
Profile & Legacies Summary
1805 - 12th Jan 1875
Claimant or beneficiary
Awarded part of the compensation for the Islington estate in St Mary Jamaica with his brother Philip Twells (q.v.), probably as trustees of 'Mrs Spooner' (Elmina Spooner, q.v.).
- Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Sept. 24, 1824. S. of John [banker, of Gracechurch Street]. B. in London. School, Birmingham. Matric. Michs. 1825. Migrated (age 21) to TRINITY, Jan. 23, 1827; B.A. 1829; M.A. 1832. Ord. deacon (York) July 26, 1829; priest, July 18, 1830. P.C. of Perlethorpe, Notts., 1837-51. R. of Gamston, 1851-73, and V. of Eaton, 1840-73. Rural Dean of Retford, 1854. Preb. of Lincoln, 1860-75. Married, Apr. 22, 1869, Elizabeth Isabella Georgiana, widow of the Rev. Thomas Grose (1823), R. of St Peter upon Cornhill. Latterly of Darby House, Sunbury-on-Thames, where he died Jan. 12, 1875. (Boase, VI. 722; Crockford.)
T71/1856 St Mary no. 135 and 136.
- Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online].
Elizabeth Isabella Georgiana Grose
Cambridge (St John's, Trinity) [1824-1829 ]
Church of England
Associated Claims (2)