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Rev. Thomas Butler (28/11/1806-29/12/1886)

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Biography

Born 28 November 1806, son of Samuel Butler DD in Shropshire.
Attended Shrewsbury School.
1824 St John's Collage, Cambridge. Contemporary of Darwin of whom he wrote "He inoculated me with a taste for Botany which has stuck by me all my life".
BA 1829; MA 1832.
Ordained deacon, 1829; priest, Hereford 1830.
Curate of Meole Brace, 1829-1834.
Assistant Master at Shrewsbury School, 1829-1834.
1831 Married at St Michael's, Bristol, to Fanny Worsley. Two sons, Samuel (1854) and Thomas (1855).
Rector of Langar with Barnston, Notts., 1834-1876.
Rural Dean of Bingham, 1855-1872.
Prebendary of Lincoln, 1868-1886.
Died 29 December 1886, at Shrewsbury.


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