Preston’s Cambridge Alumni: S


Preston’s Cambridge alumni
A-B / C-D / E-G / H-J / K-M / N-P / R / S / T-V / W-Y


The information is taken from ‘ACAD – A Cambridge Alumni Database’, n.d., http://venn.lib.cam.ac.uk/acad/intro.html. For more information see Introduction
The material is heavily abbreviated. Most of the abbreviations are self-explanatory but a guide to any doubtful ones can be found here: http://venn.lib.cam.ac.uk/acad/2016/abbreviations.html and a glossary of the sometimes arcane Cambridge terminology here: https://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/db/node.xsp?id=Glossary


Salter, Edward
Matric. sizar from St John’s, Easter 1604. B. at Preston, Lancashire. B.A. 1607/8; M.A. 1611. Ord. deacon (Ely); priest (London) 18 Dec., 1614, age 30. C. of Witham, Essex. R. of Little Braxted, Essex, 1620.

Salts, Alfred
Adm. pens. at St John’s, July 3, 1856. S. of Robert, warehouseman (and Mary). B. at Preston, Lancs. Bapt. Jan. 25, 1839. Matric. Michs. 1856; B.A. 1860; LL.M. 1863; LL.D. 1873. Ord. deacon, 1862; priest (Ripon) 1863; C. of St Jude and St John, Leeds, 1862-3. C. of Dent, Yorks., 1864-5. C. of Rochdale, Lancs., 1865-72. V. of Littleborough with Calderbrook Chapel, 1872-1911. Latterly of Saxon House, Carlton Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, where he died Apr. 1, 1913, aged 74. (Crockford; The Guardian, Apr. 11, 1913.)

Samman, Arthur Henry
Adm. pens. at Peterhouse, Oct. 1, 1882. S. of Henry, Esq., of Stratford-on-Avon. B. Feb. 4, 1864. School, Friars’, Bangor. Matric. Michs. 1882; Scholar, 1882; B.A. 1885; M.A. 1895. Assistant Master at Nuneaton Grammar School, 1890-6. Ord. deacon, 1894; priest (Worcester) 1895; C. of Nuneaton, 1894-6. C. of Stalybridge, Cheshire, 1897-8. C. of New Brighton, 1898-1901. V. of Cherry Hinton, Cambs., 1901-8. R. of Routh, Yorks., 1907-32. P.C. of St James’s, Whitechapel, 1932-8. Married Penelope Chattaway, of Oxford. Latterly of Preston, where he died July 25, 1946. Brother of the next. (Crockford; T. A. Walker, 568; Church Times, Aug. 9, 1946.)

Saul, Thomas
Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John’s, June 12, 1790. S. of George (and Mary Raincock). B. at Lancaster. School, Lancaster. Matric. Michs. 1790; Scholar, 1793; B.A. (3rd Wrangler) 1794; M.A. 1797. Ord. deacon (Ely, Litt. dim. from Chester) May 31, 1795; priest (Chester) Sept. 20, 1795; C. of Garstang, Lancs., 1795-99. C. of Preston, 1799-1808. P.C. of Whitechapel, Lancs., 1808-13. P.C. of Wilton, Yorks., 1797-1844. Died Jan. 23, 1844, at Redcar. (St John’s Coll. Adm., IV. 470; G. Mag., 1844, I. 549; Clerical Guide.)

Sawrey, William
Alias: William Sory Matric. pens. from St John’s, Easter 1581. 2nd s. of Henry (? John), of Plumpton, near Ulverston, Cumberland. B. there, 04 Sep., 1564. Migrated to Peterhouse, 26 May, 1582. B.A. 1583/4; M.A. 1587. Ord. deacon and priest (Peterb.) 19 Mar., 1587/8. V. of Preston, Lancashire, 1592-1604. R. of Windermere, Cumberland, 1594-1610. R. of Halton, Lancashire, 1606-10. (Nightingale, 1036.)

Scaife, Thomas
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Oct. 9, 1863. S. of Robert, yeoman (and Catharine). B. at Shap, Westmorland. Bapt. July 2, 1843. School, Sedbergh. Matric. Michs. 1863; B.A. 1867. Sometime Assistant Master at Preston Grammar School. ‘Took Holy Orders,’ but not found in Clergy List or Crockford. Brother of the above. (Sedbergh Sch. Reg.)

Schofield, Augustus Chisholme
Adm. pens. (age 19) at Magdalene, Aug. 8, 1898. S. of the Rev. Alfred, deceased, late R. of St James’s, Manchester, and of Sunny Howe, St Anne’s-on-Sea. B. Apr. 6, 1879. Schools, St Edmund’s, Canterbury and Clergy Orphan School. Matric. Michs. 1898; exhibitioner; B.A. 1901. Ord. deacon (Liverpool) 1902; priest, 1903; C. of Sutton, Lancs., 1902-4. C. of St Thomas, St Anne’s-on-Sea, 1904-7. C. of Upton-on-Severn, Worcs., 1907-8. R. of Wanstrow, Somerset, 1908-12. V. of St Paul’s, Preston, 1912-15. R. of Street, Somerset, 1915-23. V. of Brent-Knoll, 1923-47. R. of Compton Pauncefoot w. Blackford, 1947-51. Preb. of Wells, 1940-51-. Married, 1907, Eleanor, dau. of J. Dunkerley. (Reg. of Clergy Orphan Sch.; Crockford.)

Seed, William
Adm. pens. at St John’s, June 22, 1876. S. of John, manufacturer (and Allen). B. 1857, at Longridge, Lancs. Bapt. Nov. 23, 1857. [School, Preston.] Matric. Michs. 1876; B.A. 1882; M.A. 1885. Ord. deacon (York) 1881; priest, 1882; C. of Christ Church, Sculcoates, Yorks., 1881-4. C. of Goxhill, Lincs., 1884-7. V. of Goxhill, 1887-1907. V. of Snaith, Yorks., 1907-24. R. of Grainsby, Lincs., 1924-34. Died Aug. 12, 1934. (Eagle, XLVIII. 199; Crockford.)

Shaw, John
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Dec. 15, 1847. S. of the Rev. John (above), of Stoke Poges, Bucks. (and Elizabeth Batson). B. at March, Cambs. Bapt. July 12, 1829. Matric. Michs. 1848; B.A. 1852. Ord. deacon, 1852; priest (Norwich) Nov. 20, 1853; C. of Great Yarmouth, 1852-4. C. of St Mary’s, Preston, Lancs., 1857-8. C. of Newchurch-in-Rossendale, 1860-2. Inc. of Gosford, N.S.W., Australia, 1865-70. Inc. of Scone, 1871-83; Inc. of St Paul’s, West Maitland, Merriwa, 1884-8. Inc. of Peterson, 1889-1903. Disappears from Crockford, 1905.

Shuttleworth, Edward
Adm. pens. (age 19) at St John’s, May 27, 1825. [3rd s. of Thomas Starkie, of Ashton Lodge, Preston (and Lucy, dau. of John Clayton). B. Feb. 9, 1806, at Preston. Schools, Charterhouse and Sedbergh.] Matric. Michs. 1825; B.A. 1829; M.A. 1844. Ord. deacon (Chester) Aug. 9, 1829; priest, July 25, 1830; C. of Brindle, Lancs., 1829-33. C. of St Kenwyn, Cornwall, 1833-40. P.C. of St Mary, Penzance, 1840-9. V. of Egloshayle, 1849-83. Hon. Canon of Truro, 1878-83. Married, May 2, 1848, Letitia Catherine Herbertina, dau. of Henry Cary, Commander, R.N. Author, Sermons and religious pamphlets; composer of A Complete Church Service with Four Chorales, etc. Died Feb. 13, 1883. Brother of William (1822) (List of Carthusians; Sedbergh Sch. Reg.;Boase, Biblio. Cornub., 649; Crockford.)

Shuttleworth, Richard Henry
Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Mar. 19, 1812; a ‘Ten-year man.’ [Eldest s. of the Rev. Humphrey (Christ Church, Oxford, 1753), of Preston, Lancs.] Matric. Michs. 1821; B.D. (Stat. Eliz.) 1822. Of Knutsford, Cheshire, and of Summer Place, Ardwick, Manchester. Adm. at the Inner Temple, Jan. 18, 1811. R. of Tideswell, Derbs., 1817-22. Died at Bath, 1829. (Inns of Court; Clerical Guide; G. Mag., 1829, II. 646.)

Shuttleworth, William
Adm. pens. at Christ’s, Apr. 16, 1822. [S. of Thomas Starkie, of Ashton Lodge, Preston. B. 1808. School, Charterhouse.] Did not reside. Sometime Town Clerk of Liverpool. Died July 3, 1866, in Liverpool. Brother of Edward (1825); father of the next. (List of Carthusians; Peile, II. 408; Boase, VI. 557.)

Smith, Alice Mary
b. 27 Feb. 1880; dau. of William Smith, businessman, of East Cliff, Preston, Lancs, and Alice Ann Tullis; er. sister of Margaret Smith (q.v.). Educ. Preston H. Sch.; St Margaret’s Sch., Polmont; Girton 1897-1900; Hist. Trip., Pt I, Cl. I, 1899; Pt II, Cl. I, 1900; Gilchrist Fellowship (held at L.S.E.) 1900-01. Examinations Branch, Civil Service, London, 1915-18; Acting-Sec., Girton Coll. 1922; Examining work for Civil Service, Roy. Soc. of Arts and Bd. of Educ. 1918-36. Interests: travelling, pictures and music. Publications: poems in The Idler, Country Life, etc. from 1906 onwards; The collected poems of Angela Gordon (Alice Mary Smith), ed. by her sister Margaret Smith (London 1937). Died 17 Dec. 1936.

Smith, Edwin
Adm. sizar (age 21) at St John’s, May 2, 1834. S. of John [Buxton], of Yoxford, Suffolk. Matric. Michs. 1834; B.A. 1838; M.A. 1841. Ord. deacon (Chester) July 8, 1838; priest, July 7, 1839; C. of Walton-le-Dale, Lancs., 1838-40. Second Master at Preston Grammar School, 1840-55; succeeded his brother, George Nunn (1826), as Head Master, 1855-7. Chaplain to the Forces at Preston, 1850-9; at Malta, 1860-4; at Colchester, 1865-7; at Preston, 1868-70; at Aldershot, 1871. Died Apr. 7, 1871, at Aldershot. (The Times, Apr. 14, 1871; F. P. White; Clergy List.) [ m. 1847:07:04 at St Maurice’s Church, York,, Georgina Sarah SMYTH 2nd dau. of Thomas Smyth 80th Regt. (C.R. Hudleston)]

Smith, George Nunn
Adm. sizar at St John’s, Oct. 28, 1826. [Eldest] s. of John Buxton [merchant], of Yoxford, Suffolk. [B. Feb. 5, 1809, at Frating, Essex.] School, Norwich (Mr Valpy). Matric. Michs. 1827. Migrated to Sidney, Mar. 31, 1828; B.A. (11th Wrangler) 1831; M.A. 1834. Ord. deacon (Chester, Litt. dim. from York) 1833; priest, Dec. 22, 1833. Head Master of Preston Grammar School, Lancs., 1835-55. C. of Preston and Ashington, Somerset, 1856-70. Disappears from Crockford, 1872. Brother of Edwin (1834). (Victoria Co. Hist., Lancs., II.) [ d. 1871:11:06 at Preston Plucknett, [Somerset], leaving a widow Susanna (D. Palfrey:Probate) According to C.C.U.J. of 1860:12:29 Appointed as Perpetual Curate of Nether Hams, Somerset, (P.J. Barnwell: C.C.U.J. of 1860:12:29)]

Smith, Katharine Hannah Nixon
Matric Girton College 1876 b. 1857 home address in1876 The Parsonage, Newport Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire. Girton College 1876-79:10MT: Class.Trip., Cl.III 1880 S.Th. Assistant Mistress: Preston High School 1880-84 Assistant Mistress: Portsmouth High School 1885- Headmistress: Surbiton High School 1886-97 resigned to become missionary: in Central Africa, remained for many years in Central Africa, joined Home Staff: on return to England, of U.M.C.A.; d. 1939:11:09. no certificate [in earlier times, women who passed the Tripos examination were not awarded a degree (because they were women) but were awarded a Certificate instead].

Smith, Rose Anne
Matric. Newnham College 1900 b. Preston, 1866:05:29 Educ. Greta Hall Keswick; Newnham College 1901-03:01 LT: no Tripos. Member: Hexham Education Cttee 1910-19 no certificate [in earlier times, women who passed the Tripos examination were not awarded a degree (because they were women) but were awarded a Certificate instead]. d. 1930:12:30

Smith, Sidney Marshall
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Aug. 11, 1887. S. of Sidney Ashton, cotton-manufacturer [died July 13, 1876] (and Rose Marshall). B. Jan. 22, 1869, at Preston, Lancs. School, Preston Grammar (the Rev. A. B. Beaven). Matric. Michs. 1887; B.A. 1890; M.A. 1894. Ord. deacon (Wakefield) 1892; priest, 1893; C. of Halifax, 1892-1901. C. of St Edward’s, Cambridge, 1901-2. V. of Hebden Bridge, Yorks., 1902-19. V. of Holy Trinity, Halifax, 1919-24. Hon. Canon of Wakefield, 1925-30. Resided latterly at Halifax, where he died May 7, 1930. (Eagle, XLVI. 114; Crockford; The Guardian, May 23, 1930.)

Smith, Thomas
Adm. sizar at St John’s, Oct. 11, 1875. Of Lancs. S. of Andrew, yeoman (and Ellen). B. in Whitechapel. Bapt. Dec. 25, 1856. School, Preston Grammar (Mr A. B. Beaven). Matric. Michs. 1875; Scholar, 1878; B.A. 1879; M.A. 1882. Ord. deacon and priest (Worcester) 1882; C. of North Malvern, Worcs., 1882-4. C. of Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, 1885-96. V. of St John-the-Baptist, Harrow-on-the-Hill, 1896-1933. Died Sept. 29, 1933. (Eagle, XLVIII. 72; Crockford.)

Smith, Thomas
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Aug. 25, 1885. S. of Thomas, farmer, of Goosnargh (and Agnes Robinson). B. Apr. 3, 1866, at Oaktree Farm, Goosnargh, Lancs. School, Preston Grammar (the Rev. A. B. Beaven). Matric. Michs. 1885; B.A. 1888. Ord. deacon (Manchester) 1889; priest, 1890; C. of the Church of the Ascension, Lower Broughton, Manchester, 1889-92. C. of St Paul’s, Burnley, 1893-1908. C. of Padiham with Higham, Lancs., 1908-10. V. of Brierfield, 1910-37. Disappears from Crockford, 1941.

Spence, William Michael
Adm. pens. (age 19) at Pembroke, July 1, 1867. [2nd] s. of the Rev. Jacob, B.D. (Aberdeen), of Clapton, Middlesex. B. at Preston, Lancs. [School, City of London.] Matric. Michs. 1867; Scholar, 1867; B.A. (3rd Wrangler) 1871; M.A. 1874. Fellow. Adm. at Lincoln’s Inn, Mar. 30, 1871. Called to the Bar, Nov. 17, 1874. Equity Draftsman and Conveyancer. Bencher. Died July 27, 1927, in London. (The Times, July 30, 1927; Inns of Court; City of London School Reg.; Law Lists.)

Spencer, Lawrence Douglas Winstanley
Adm. pens. at Christ’s, Mar. 21, 1896. S. of the Rev. Thomas Barton (1866), V. of St James’s, Preston, Lancs. B. there, June 10, 1878. School, Preston Grammar. Matric. Michs. 1896; B.A. 1899; M.A. 1903. Ord. deacon (Manchester) 1902; priest, 1903; C. of St James’s, Preston, 1902-6; V. there 1906-39. Of 24, Northfield Avenue, Blackpool, in 1952. (Crockford; Peile, II. 806.)

Spencer, Thomas Barton
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Oct. 1, 1866. S. of Lawrence Catlow, surgeon (and Sarah). B. at Preston, Lancs. Bapt. May 3, 1849. School, Preston Grammar. Matric. Michs. 1866; B.A. 1870; M.A. 1873. Ord. deacon (Manchester) 1872; priest, 1874; C. of Emmanuel Church, Preston, 1872-6. V. of St James’s, Preston, 1876-1906. Married, June 6, 1877, Eliza Isabella, 3rd dau. of William Winstanley, J.P., of Chaigley Manor and West Cliff, Preston. Died, suddenly, at Southport, Apr. 5, 1906. Father of Lawrence D. W. (1896). (Crockford; Eagle, XXVIII. 214.)

Sprackling, Robert
Matric. Fell.-Com. from Corpus Christi, Easter 1649. Of Kent. S. of Adam (1622), of St Laurence, Isle of Thanet. B.A. 1651/2; M.A. from Peterhouse, 1655. Fellow of Peterhouse, 1653-60. Incorp. at Oxford, 1658. M.D. (Anjou [France ]) 1661. Incorp. at Cambridge, 1662. Candidate of R.C.P., 1662. Became a Roman Catholic, but subsequently rejoined the Church of England. Author, medical. Died at Preston, Lancashire, 1670. (Munk, I. 306; Hasted, IV. 37.)

Standish, Thomas
Adm. Fell.-Com. at Queens’, 07 Feb., 1607/8. Of Lancashire. Probably s. and h. of Alexander (1584), of Duxbury, Lancashire, Esq. Adm. at Gray’s Inn, 03 Feb., 1613/4. M.P. for Liverpool, 1626; for Preston, 1640-2. Married (1) Anne, dau. of Sir Thomas Wingfield, of Letheringham, Suffolk, Knt.; (2) Anne, dau. of Christopher Whittingham, Esq., of Suffolk. Died 1642.

Stanhop, Thomas
Adm. sizar (age 15) at St John’s, 25 Jun., 1653. 3rd s. of George (1602), D.D., deceased, of York. Bapt. 23 Apr., 1638, at Belfreys, York. School, York (Mr Wallis). Matric. 1653; Craven Scholar, 1654; B.A. 1656/7; M.A. 1660. Ord. presbyter (Wirksworth Classis) 17 Nov., 1658. V. of Preston, Lancashire, 1662-3. Chaplain to the Earls of Chesterfield and Clare. R. of Hartshorn, Derbyshire, 1663. V. of St Mary’s, Leicester, 1669. V. of Knighton, 1669-70. Preb. of Lincoln, 1669-75. Died 1674-5. Brother of Arthur (1648-9), father of George (1677). (F.M.G., 987; Baker, I. 697; Genealogist, N.S., XIII. 107.)

Stanley, John
Adm. scholar (age 17) at Sidney, 06 May, 1710. 2nd s. of Sir Thomas, Bart., of Bickerstaffe, Lancashire. B. 1692, at Preston, Lancashire. School, Macclesfield, Cheshire (Mr Denham). Matric. 1710; B.A. 1713/4; M.A. (da>1717. (Styled D.D. in Burke and elsewhere.) Fellow, 1715. Ord. priest (Ely) 21 Dec., 1718. R. of Lavant, Sussex. R. of Liverpool, 1726-40. R. of Winwick, Lancashire, 1740-2, and 1764-81. R. of Bury, 1743-78. R. of Halsall, 1750-7. Died 16 May, 1781. M.I. at Winwick. Brother of Edward (1707). (Lancs. Pedigrees; Collins, III. 98.)

Stanley, Lord Edward (Smith)
Adm. nobleman (age 17) at Trinity, July 4, 1792. [Eldest] s. of Edward [Smith] (above) [12th] Earl of Derby (and Lady Elizabeth, dau. of James, 6th Duke of Hamilton). [B. Apr. 21, 1775.] School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1793; M.A. 1795. Styled Lord Stanley until 1832. Col., 2nd Regt., Lancs. Militia, 1797, and Col. in the Army, 1798. M.P. for Preston, 1796-1812; for Lancashire, 1812-32. Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1819. Vice-Admiral of Lancashire, 1831. Created Baron Stanley of Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, 1832. Succeeded his father as 13th Earl of Derby, Oct. 21, 1834. K.G., 1839. President of the Linnaean Society, 1828-33. President of the Zoological Society. Lord-Lieut. of Lancashire, 1834-51. Married, June 30, 1798, his cousin, Charlotte Margaret, dau. of the Rev. Geoffrey Hornby, R. of Winwick, Lancashire. Died June 30, 1851, at Knowsley Park. Father of Henry T. S. (1821). (Eton Coll. Reg.; Burke, P. and B.; G.E.C.; D.N.B.)

Stanley, The Hon Edward (Smith)
Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 18) at Trinity, Feb. 1, 1771. [Eldest] s. of James [Smith], Baron Strange, of Preston, Lancashire. (and Lucy, 2nd dau. of Hugh Smith, of Weald Hall, Essex). [B. Sept. 12, 1752.] School, Eton. Matric. Lent, 1771; M.A. 1773. M.P. for Lancashire, 1774-6. Succeeded his grandfather as 12th Earl of Derby, Feb. 22, 1776. Lord Lieut. and Custos rotulorum of Lancashire, 1776-1834. Col. of the Lancs. Militia, 1772. P.C., 1783. K.G. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Aug.-Dec. 1783 and again Feb. 1806-Mar. 1807. Married (1) June 23, 1774, Elizabeth, dau. of James, 6th Duke of Hamilton; (2) Mar. 14, 1797, Elizabeth, dau. of George Farren, surgeon, of Cork, and afterwards an actor. Founded the Derby Stakes, 1780. Died Oct. 21, 1834, at Knowsley; buried at Ormskirk. Father of the next; brother of Thomas S. (1771). (Eton Coll. Reg.; Burke, P. and B.; G.E.C.)

Stanley, The Hon Henry Thomas Smith
Adm. pens. (age 18) at Trinity, May 8, 1821. [2nd s. of Edward Smith (1792), Viscount Stanley. B. Mar. 9, 1803.] School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1821. Migrated to St Mary Hall, Oxford, whence he matric. Feb. 1, 1826. Sometime in the Guards. Of Stanley Hall, Preston. J.P. and D.L. M.P. for Preston, 1832-7. Married, Sept. 1, 1835, Anne, dau. of Richard Woolhouse, Esq., and had issue. Died Apr. 2, 1875. (Eton Sch. Lists; Al. Oxon.; Burke, P. and B.; Walford, County Families.)

Stanley, The Hon Thomas Smith
Adm. pens. (age 17) at Trinity, Apr. 29, 1771. [2nd] s. of James [Smith], Baron Strange, of Preston, Lancashire. (and Lucy, 2nd dau. of Hugh Smith, of Weald Hall, Essex). School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1771; M.A. 1773. Cornet, 16th Dragoon Guards, 1775; Major, 79th Foot, 1777. M.P. for Lancashire, 1776-9. Died 1779, in Jamaica. Brother of Edward S. (1771). (Eton Coll. Reg.; Burke, P. and B.; G. Mag., 1780, I. 50.)

Stanning, John
Adm. pens. at Trinity, June 8, 1859. S. of John, of Halliwell, near Bolton, Lancashire. B. there, May 9, 1840. School, Rugby. Matric. Michs. 1859; B.A. 1864; M.A. 1867. Rowing ‘blue,’ 1863. Of Broadfield, Leyland, Preston. J.P. for Lancashire. Head of Stanning and Sons, Ltd., bleachers, of Leyland. Managing Director of the Bleachers’ and Dyers’ Combine. Died Mar. 5, 1904, at Luxor, Egypt. Father of John (next), Joseph E. (1898) and Henry D. (1896). (Book of Blues.)

Stanning, Joseph Edward
Adm. pens. at Trinity, June 25, 1898. [2nd] s. of John (1859), of Leyland, Lancashire. B. there, Mar. 5, 1880. School, Rugby. Matric. Michs. 1898. In business with John Stanning and Son, Ltd., bleachers, of Leyland, Preston. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Pte., Sportsman’s Batt., R. Fusiliers). Of Pack Saddle House, Prestbury, Macclesfield. Died Feb. 10, 1939, at Lady Hole House, Yeldersley, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Brother of Henry D. (1900) and the above. (Rugby Sch. Reg.; The Times, Feb. 11, 1939.)

Starkie, James
Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter 1618; B.A. 1621/2. Master of Heskin Grammar School, Lancashire, 1623-5. Ord. deacon (Chester) 12 Jun., 1625; priest, 24 Sep., 1626. V. of Preston, Lancashire, 1630-9. R. of North Meols, 1639-84. Afterwards presbyterian, but conformed, 1662. Died 03 May, 1684; buried at North Meols. (R. Stewart-Brown.)

Steinitz, Edward John
Adm. pens. at Christ’s, Jan. 12, 1884. S. of Charles Alexander. B. [Apr. 23, 1864], at Camberwell Hall, Camberwell. School, St Mary’s College, Peckham; and at King’s College, London. Matric. Michs. 1884; B.A. 1888; M.A. 1892. Ord. deacon (Liverpool) 1888; priest, 1889; C. of St Benedict’s, Everton, Lancashire, 1888-93. C. of St Paul’s, Upper Norwood, 1893-4. V. of St Leonard’s, Bootle, Lancashire, 1894-1904. V. of St Mary’s, Preston, 1904-6. Married, Sept. 30, 1897, Ethel, dau. of Hamilton Hancock, of London. Latterly of Chichester, where he died Dec. 2, 1911. Brother of the above. (Crockford; Cambridge Ind. Press, Oct. 8, 1897; Peile, II. 703.)

Stephens, Alfred Metcalfe
Adm. pens. at Corpus Christi, Oct. 1, 1892. S. of – [the Rev. James]. B. Jan. 3, 1874, at Plymouth. Schools, Bedford Grammar and Hull Choir. Matric. Michs. 1892; B.A. 1896; M.A. 1899. Ord. deacon (Manchester) 1898; priest, 1899; C. of St Michael’s, Hulme, 1898-1900. C. of St Stephen’s, Elton, 1900-1. C. of St James’s, Gorton, 1901-2. C. of St Paul’s, Preston, 1902-6. Assistant Chaplain at H.M. prison, Wandsworth, 1906-7; Chaplain at H.M. prison, Warwick, 1907-8; at Leeds, 1908-15; at Portland, 1915-21; at Nottingham, 1921-3; at Brixton, 1923-9. Latterly of Arbour Lane, Pakefield, Lowestoft, where he died June 16, 1947. Brother of the next. (Crockford; Church Times, June 27, 1947.)

Stephenson, Alice Mary
Matric. Newnham College 1889 b. Burwell, Cambridgeshire 1870:04:05 dau. of Robert Stephenson farmer: dau. of Sarah Rogers sis. of Marjory Stephenson Educ. Bedford High School; Newnham College 1889-92 Hist.Trip. Cl.II 1892 MA T.C.D.. Assistant Mistress: Worcester High School 1892-96 Assistant Mistress: Wallasey High School 1896-1902 Assistant Mistress: Berkhamsted Girls’ Gr. School 1902-06 Headmistress: Preston High School 1906-12 Headmistress: Francis Holland (C.E.) School Clarence Gate, London, 1912-20 social worker: after retirement d. c.1943.

Stocks, Charles Edmund
Adm. pens. at Christ’s, June 22, 1887. S. of Joseph. B. [Dec. 25, 1865], in Manchester. School, Manchester Grammar; and at Owens College, Manchester. Matric. Michs. 1887; B.A. 1890; M.A. 1894. B.D., Durham, 1922. Ord. deacon (Bp. Royston, for Liverpool) 1892; priest (Liverpool) 1893; C. of St Leonard’s, Bootle, Lancashire, 1892-4. C. of North Meols, 1894-8. V. of Widnes, 1898-1901. V. of St Mark’s, Preston, 1901-7. Tutor, C.M.S. Prep. Inst., Blackheath, 1907-11. V. of Herne Bay, Kent, 1911-19. Lic. to off., dio. of Canterbury, 1919-22; dio. of Rochester, 1922-3. Inc. of St John’s, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, 1923-30. V. of Felsted, Essex, 1930-4. R. of Barnston, 1934-9. Lic. to off., dio. of Chelmsford, from 1939. Married, 1899, Emily Josephine, dau. of Thomas Frank Poole. Of Harpers, Pleshey, Chelmsford, in 1949. Died Nov. 25, 1950. (Peile, II. 734; Crockford; The Times, Dec. 1, 1950.)

Stoneman, Alice Mary
Matric Girton College 1890 b. London, 1870:10:29 dau. of John Stoneman dau. of Elizabeth Evans Edwards Address Flat 2, 5 Ferndale, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Educ. N. London Collegiate School, Girton College 1890-93:04ET: College Scholar Class.Trip., Pt I, Cl.III, div. 1 1893 MA T.C.D. 1905 London University Teachers’ Dipl. 1894 Assistant Mistress: High School Barrow-in-Furness, 1894-95 Assistant Mistress: Girls’ Gr. School Rochester, Kent], 1895-1901 Assistant Mistress: Notting Hill High School, London 1901-07 Headmistress: The Park School, Preston, 1907-30 Life member: of HMA; Braille writer for the blind: National Lib. for the Blind Publ.: A short history of the Park School, Preston 1931

Stowell, Lucy
Hollins, Lucy, Mrs Matric Girton College 1899 b. Manchester, 1880:10:25 dau. of MA Thomas Alfred Stowell, Rev. Canon of Christ Church Rectory, Salford, of The Rectory, Chorley, Lancashire, dau. of Emma Tatham m. (1) F.R Jamieson, LLD H.M.S.C.I.S.: Scotland, 1907:12:11 1 s., 1 dau. m. (2) Denis Machell Hollins 1928:10:04. Educ. Preston High School, Wycombe Abbey School, Buckinghamshire, Girton College 1899-1902 Hist.Trip., Pt I, Cl.II 1901 Hist.Trip., Pt II, Cl.II 1902 Chairman: Women’s Auxiliary Y.M.C.A. Blackburn; Member of Panel (Exemption of Women): Blackburn Labour Office Address Edgerton, E. Park Road, Blackburn.

Sudell, Christopher
Adm. pens. at Emmanuel, 25 May, 1689. Of Lancashire. S. of Nicholas, glover and alderman of Preston. Matric. 1690; B.A. 1692/3; M.A. 1696. R. of Aughton, Lancashire, 1700; ejected for simony. V. of Huyton, 1705-6. R. of Holy Trinity, Chester, 1707-35. V. of Leyland, Lancashire, 1720-33. Preb. of Chester, 1730-5. R. of North Meols, 1733-5. Chaplain to the Earl of Derby. Died 03 Aug., 1735, aged 63; buried at Ormskirk. Will, Chester. Brother of William (1670).

Sudell, William
Adm. pens. (age 17) at St John’s, 17 Mar., 1670/1. S. of Nicholas, draper, of Preston, Lancashire. B. there. School, Blackburn. Matric. 1671; B.A. 1674/5; M.A. 1678. Ord. deacon (Ely) 23 Sep., 1676. Brother of Christopher (1689).

Sumner, Frederick William
Adm. sizar at St John’s, Oct. 17, 1892. S. of William, gent. [died Dec. 10, 1878] (and Mary Hoggarth). B. Mar. 4, 1875, at Preston, Lancashire. School Preston Grammar (The Rev. A. B. Bevan). Matric. Michs. 1892; B.A. 1895; M.B. and B.Chir., 1899; M.D. 1923. At St Mary’s Hospital; House Physician there. M.R.C.S.; L.R.C.P., 1898; F.R.C.S. (Edin.) 1904. Lieut., I.M.S. 1901; Capt. 1904; Major, 1912. Civil Surgeon, 1911-14. In the Great War, 1914-19 (Temp. Lieut.-Col. commanding no. 3 Indian General Hospital, E.A.F.; mentioned in despatches.) Civil Surgeon at Simla, 1921-7; retired. Practised subsequently at Dorchester. Senior Hon. Surgeon, Dorset County Hospital. Author, medical. Died May 1, 1952. (Medical Directories; Army Lists; Lancet, May 17, 1952.)

Swainson, Christopher
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Apr. 29, 1793. [Eldest] s. of [John, calico]-merchant, of Preston, Lancashire. (and Susannah, dau. of Charles Inman, of Lancaster and Jamaica). [B. July 12, 1775.] School, Manchester. Matric. Michs. 1793; Scholar, 1793. Adm. at Worcester College, Oxford, whence he matric. Dec. 3, 1795, age 20; B.A. (Oxford) 1797; M.A. (Oxford) 1799. Incorp. M.A. from Oxford, 1808. Sometime tutor to the sons of the 2nd Lord Clive whom he accompanied to Eton, 1798. Ord. deacon (Bristol), June 1, 1800; priest, Apr. 25, 1801. V. of Hawkesbury, Gloucs., 1802-13. V. of Clun, Shropshire, 1805-54. Preb. of Hereford, 1808-54. R. of Wistanstow, Shropshire, 1816-54. Chaplain to the Bishop of Worcester, 1816. Married, Aug. 3, 1809, Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Low, M.D., of Preston and had issue. Died Dec. 19, 1854, at Wistanstow. (Man tester Sch. Reg., II. 170; St John’s Coll. Adms., IV. 501; Al. Oxon.; Foster, Index Eccles.; Clergy List; The Extraordinary Black Book, 1830, 530; Burke, L.G.; G. Mag., 1855, I.)

Swinglehurst, Henry Edward
Adm. pens. at St John’s, Oct. 4, 1870. S. of Henry, of [Hincaster House, Westmorland ] iron-merchant (and Jane, dau. of Richard Heys, of Preston). B. Dec. 27, 1852, at Preston. [School, Heversham.] Matric. Michs. 1870. Of Alexandria, Egypt. Died Oct. 25, 1934, ‘aged 79’, at Aix-les-Bains. (Walford, County Families; The Times, Nov. 1, 1934.)

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