Charles Kingsley

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Charles Kingsley

Holne, South Hams District, Devon, England
Death 23 Jan 1875 (aged 55)
Eversley, Hart District, Hampshire, England
Burial Eversley, Hart District, Hampshire, England
Memorial ID 4072 · View Source
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Novelist. Born at Holne in Devon, he was educated at King's College, London and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He took holy orders and became the vicar of St Mary's in Eversley in 1844, holding the living there for the rest of his life. He was professor of Modern History at Cambridge. His principal novels are 'Westward Ho!', 'The Water Babies' and 'Hereward the Wake'. He also published numerous sermons.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Kingsley (12 Jun 1819–23 Jan 1875), Find a Grave Memorial no. 4072, citing St Mary Churchyard, Eversley, Hart District, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .