Thomas William Jex Blake

#47384, b. 26 January 1832, d. 2 July 1915

Individual's Timeline

Birth26 January 1832Thomas William Jex Blake
Marr RegJune 1857Thomas William Jex Blake1
Death of Father1868Thomas Jex Blake
Death of Mother1881Maria Emily Cubitt
Death2 July 1915Thomas William Jex Blake

Primary events

Some aspects of Thomas William Jex Blake's life. The Very Rev Dr Thomas William Jex-Blake (26 Jan 1832 - 2 July 1915) was an eminent Anglican clergyman and educationalist.

He was born in 1832 the son of lawyer Thomas Jex-Blake and the brother of Sophia Jex-Blake and educated at Rugby and University College, Oxford. He began a career as a school master at Marlborough and was then Assistant Master at Rugby. From 1868 to 1874 he was Principal of Cheltenham College and from 1874 to 1887 was Headmaster of Rugby then Rector of Alvechurch.

In 1891 he was appointed Dean of Wells, a post he held for a decade. He died on 2 July 1915.

He had married Henrietta Cordery in 1857: they had two sons and nine daughters. One son was Arthur John Jex-Blake, a successful doctor and a daughter was Katharine Jex-Blake.2

Family of Thomas William Jex Blake and Henrietta Cordery

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      Thomas William Five            Hampstead      1a     912.
  2. Wikipedia, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jex-Blake