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Adolphus Frederick Carey
Hc22

Vicar of Brixham

b. 19 Jan 1824 - d. 6 May 1900

son of Thomas Carey and Barbara Jackson

Married: (1) 10 Sep 1846

Harriet Mary Brenton

Distinguished Victorian Poet
and Authoress.

b. 16 Jan 1824 - d. 8 Jun 1886

daughter of
Vice-Admiral Sir Jahleel Brenton
and Isabella Stewart

Married: (2) 1890

Caroline Emma Gaches

daughter of Mr C Dennis of Cambridge

Issue:

Jahleel Brenton
Reginald Orme Brenton Cranstoun Cranstoun Adolphus Brenton
Ella Constance Josephine Brenton
Blanche Louisa Mary Boleyn Brenton
Leopald Hunsdon
Sidney Pelham De Burgh Brenton
Florence Victoria Emily Brenton
Wallace Lancelot Traquhair Brenton

The Gravestone of Adolphus is situated in St Mary's Churchyard, Higher Brixham, Devon.

The gravestone of Adolphus Carey

Adolphus Frederick Carey
Adolphus and his great-grandson
Robert Carey Sinker in 1899

Harriet Mary Brenton
Harriet Mary Brenton in 1864
Aged 40

 

Provided by Paul Young / Richard Sinker

 

Right: Furzeham School

The Inscription on
the gable stone reads:

Board School
Opened 1888
Revd AF Carey
Chairman

Furzeham School
Provided by Ian Woodason
www.keynshamlighthorse.com

Biography

Educated at Elizabeth College 1829-41, College No 285
Wadham College, Oxford; B.A. 1848, Holy Orders 1847
ordained at Peterborough - 28 Feb 1847
Curate at Burbage, Leicestershire 1847
Curate of Badgworth 1848-52
Chaplain at Malines, Belgium 1852
Chaplain of Biebrich, Mayence and Zurich 1852-3
Curacies in England 1854-61
Summer Chaplain at Lugano 1858
Vicar of Brixham 1861-81
Address: Vicarage, 1 Castor Lane, Brixham, Devon
Chairman, Furzeham School 1888.