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Ormerod, George

Record IDcnp01089237
Biographical Data1785 - 1873
Last Edit2007-12-16

General Note

Historian of Cheshire. Born in Manchester. Educated King's School, Chester 1798-9, tutored by Revd Thomas Bancroft 1799-1803. Matriculated Brasenose College, Oxford 1803, B.A. 1806, honorary M.A.1807. Elected F.S.A in 1809. Began work on his history of Cheshire 1809. Bought Chorlton House, Cheshire, 1811. History of Cheshire published in ten parts 1816-9. Honorary D.C.L., Oxford, 1818. F.R.S in 1819. Sold Chorlton House 1823. Became proprietor of Sedbury Park, Glos., on the peninsula of Beachley, between the Severn and the Wye, 1825. JP for Gloucestershire 1827, Monmouthshire 1830. Deputy lieutenant for Gloucestershire 1861. Died at Sedbury Park 1873. His library was sold in 1875.

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Further Biographical Data1785-1873
ActivityArchäologe (gnd)
Historiker (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)


HeadingOrmerod, George
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Ormerod, George
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany


Found inProv. Reg. Notes (DNB). — LOC. — DNB


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