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 Joseph Robson Tanner

Joseph Robson Tanner

Birth
Frome, Mendip District, Somerset, England
Death 15 Jan 1931 (aged 70)
Aldeburgh, Suffolk Coastal District, Suffolk, England
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot 4A1
Memorial ID 99217851 · View Source
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Born Frome, Somerset, 28 July 1860; e s of late Joseph Tanner, Frome; m 1888, Charlotte Maria, 2nd d of late George J. Larkman of Belton; died 15 Jan. 1931 Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, since 1886. Mill Hill School; St John's College, Cambridge; 2nd in First Class of the Historical Tripos, 1882. Bursar of St. John's, an expert on Samuel Pepys. President of the University Union Society, Easter Term, 1883. Resided forty-two years in Cambridge; Lecturer on History at St John's College, 1883–1921; Lecturer on Indian History to Indian Civil Service Students, 1885–93; Assistant Tutor of St John's College, 1895–1900; Tutor, 1900–12; Tutorial Bursar, 1900–21; Treasurer of the University Union Society, 1902–15; member of Council of the University, 1907–20; Deputy for the Regius Professor of Modern History, 1926–27 Hollond's Discourses of the Navy, 1896; Pepys's Naval Minutes, 1926; and vols i-iv, 1903–1925, of a Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval MSS in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge, all edited for the Navy Records Society; contributions on the Dutch Wars to the Cambridge Modern History; edited Oxford reprint of Pepys's Memoirs of the Royal Navy, 1906; Bibliotheca Pepysiana, part I (Sea MSS), 1914; An Historical Register of the University of Cambridge, 1917; joint editor of the Cambridge Medieval History since 1918; Samuel Pepys and the Royal Navy (Lees Knowles Lectures for 1919), 1920; Tudor Constitutional Documents, 1485–1603, 1922; Mr Pepys, an Introduction to the Diary, 1925; Private Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, 1679–1703, 1926; English Constitutional Conflicts, 1603–1689, 1928; Further Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, 1662–1679, 1929; Constitutional Documents of the Reign of James I, 1930; occasional papers, mainly historical

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  • Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
  • Added: 19 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99217851
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Robson Tanner (28 Jul 1860–15 Jan 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99217851, citing Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Martin Douglas Packer (contributor 47912178) .