Frederick Margetson Rushmore
Frederick Margetson Rushmore

Frederick Margetson Rushmore, TD, MA, JP (13 March 1869 – 17 June 1933)[1] was Master of St Catharine's College, Cambridge[2] from 1927 to 1933.[3]

Rushmore was educated at King's College London[4] and St Catharine's College, Cambridge. He was an Assistant Master at The Perse School from 1898 to 1901, and Second Master from 1901 to 1907. He joined the staff of St Catharine's in 1907 as a lecturer in history[5] and became Senior Tutor in 1918.[6] He was elected Master of the college in 1927 and held that position until his death.

He served with the Cambridge University Officers' Training Corps from 1895 to 1919.[7] A Freemason, he was initiated into Isaac Newton University Lodge[8] and was Provincial Grand Master of Cambridgeshire from 1932 to 1933.[9]


  1. ^ Mr. F. M. Rushmore. The Times (London, England), Monday, 19 June 1933; p. 19; Issue 46474
  2. ^ Roach, J. P. C., ed. (1959). "A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 3, the City and University of Cambridge – The colleges and halls: St Catharine's". British History Online. University of London. Retrieved 14 November 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ John Venn (10 June 2016). Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, Part II Vol V. Cambridge University Press. p. 382.
  4. ^ ‘RUSHMORE, Frederick Margetson’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; Oxford University Press, 2014; online edn, April 2014 accessed 10 June 2016
  5. ^ "A History of St Catharine's College, Cambridge: Once Catharine Hall, Cambridge" Jones, WHS p8: Cambridge, CUP, 2010 ISBN 978-1-108-00896-9
  6. ^ The historical register. Cambridge University calendar. Supplement; Index to tripos lists, 1748-1910.
  7. ^ "No. 28191". The London Gazette. 9 November 1908. p. 7927.
  8. ^ "Provincial Grand Lodge of Cambridgeshire – Frederick Rushmore (1932–1933)". Cambridgeshire Freemasons. Retrieved 14 November 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ Roger, Outram (2008). "Frederick Margetson Rushmore (1867 - 1933)". Provincial Grand Lodge Cambridgeshire. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016 – via Internet Archive.
Academic offices Preceded byThomas Wortley Drury Master of St Catharine's College, Cambridge 1927–1933 Succeeded byHenry John Chaytor