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Robert Burn
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1829
Kinnerley
Shropshire, England
Death: Apr. 30, 1904
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England

He was an English classical scholar and archaeologist and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

During the last twenty years of his life he was an invalid confined to a bath chair. He died on 30 April 1904 at his home at St Chad's, Cambridgeshire.

Burn, Robert.
Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, Mar. 7, 1848. 2nd s. of Andrew (1813), clerk. [B. Oct. 22, 1829, at Kinnersley, Salop.
School, Shrewsbury.] Matric. Michs. 1848; Scholar, 1851; B.A.
(Senr.
Classic) 1852; M.A. 1855.
Fellow, 1854-73 and 1874-1904.
Tutor, 1856-72.
Dean, 1861-3. Hon. LL.D. (Glasgow) 1883.
Praelector in Roman Literature and Archaeology, 1873-85.
Ord. deacon (Lichfield) 1860; priest (Ely) 1862.
An original member of the Governing Body of Winchester College, 1871.
President of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 1881.
Paid frequent visits to Rome; one of the first Englishmen to study the archaeology of Rome and the Campagna.
A member of the Alpine Club.
Author, Rome and the Campagna; Roman Literature in Relation to Roman Art; Ancient Rome and its Neighbourhood, etc.
Died s.p. Apr. 30, 1904, at Cambridge.
Buried there in St Giles' cemetery.
M.I. (brass) in the College ante-chapel.
Brother of George (1847), etc.
(Shrewsbury Sch. Reg.; D.N.B., 2nd Suppl.)

See ODNB. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Augusta Sophia Prescott Burn (1835 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JUSTUS HOMINE
 
Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 2D35
 
Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
Record added: Mar 09, 2013
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