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Henry Richards Luard
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1825
Greater London, England
Death: May 1, 1891
Cambridgeshire, England

Fellow of Trinity College, medieval historian and antiquary.

Henry Richards Luard (1825-1891) was born in London on 17 August 1825, and educated at Cheam and King's College, London. He became resident at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1843, and obtained a college scholarship in 1846, and fellowship in 1849 (B.A., 1847; M.A., 1850; B.D., 1875; D.D., 1878). Luard was junior bursar at Trinity, 1853-1861, and vicar of Great St Mary's, Cambridge, 1860-1887. He became university registrar in 1862. Luard made contributions to the ninth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the master of the rolls series and the Dictionary of national biography. He died, after a long period of weakness and suffering, on 1 May 1891 at his home, 4 St Peter's Terrace, Cambridge.

Luard, Henry Richards.
Adm. pens.
(age 18) at TRINITY, Jan. 31, 1843.
[Eldest] s. of Henry [West Indies merchant]. B. [Aug. 25, 1825] in London.
School [Cheam and] King's College, London.
Matric. Michs. 1843; Scholar, 1846; B.A. (14th Wrangler) 1847; M.A. 1850; B.D. 1875; D.D. 1878.
Fellow, 1849; Junior Bursar, 1853-62; Assistant Tutor, 1855-65.
University Registrary, 1862-91.
Hon. Fellow of King's College, London, 1875.
Ord. deacon and priest, 1855.
Lady Margaret's Preacher, 1881.
President of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 1864-5. V. of Great St Mary's, Cambridge, 1860-87; secured the removal in 1863 of the eastern gallery of St Mary's, nicknamed 'Golgotha,' which had been occupied by the Vice-Chancellor and the Heads of Houses.
Rearranged the documents at the Registry with separate indexes of his own making.
One was published in 1870 as A Chronological List of the Graces, Documents, and other papers in the University Registry which concern the University Library. Edited the Graduati, 1800-72 and 1800-84.
Author, Rud's Diary; The Relations between England and Rome in the reign of Henry , 1877; Sermons, etc.
Married, 1862, Louisa Calthorpe, youngest dau. of the Ven. George Hodson, Archdeacon of Stafford.
Died May 1, 1891, at his residence, 4, St Peter's Terrace, Cambridge.
M.I., in Great St Mary's, Cambridge; there is also a memorial clock in the tower of the church.
(Boase, II. 519; Crockford; Burke, L.G.; Scott, MSS.; C.U. Hist.
Reg., 51, note 8; D.N.B.; Adm. to Trin.
Coll., add.
et err.) 
Family links: 
  Louisa Calthorpe Hodson Luard (____ - 1889)
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 2D3 4
Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100148594

- Martin Douglas Packer
 Added: May. 28, 2014

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