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Pearson, John Norman (1787–1865), Church of England clergyman

D'A. Power

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Pearson, John Norman (1787–1865), Church of England clergyman, son of the surgeon John Pearson (1758–1826) and his wife, Sarah, née Norman (1763?–1826), was born on 7 December 1787; he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (1805–9), where he gained the Hulsean prize in 1807. He then took orders, and acted as chaplain to ...

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