|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1829|
|Death: ||Apr. 30, 1904|
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.
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.
Classic) 1852; M.A. 1855.
Fellow, 1854-73 and 1874-1904.
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.)
Augusta Sophia Prescott Burn (1835 - 1915)*
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
City of Cambridge
Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
Record added: Mar 09, 2013
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