Samuel George Phear by Frederick Hollyer
Samuel George Phear by Frederick Hollyer

Samuel George Phear (30 March 1829, Earl Stonham – 26 November 1918, Cambridge) was an academic in the second half of the 19th century.[1]

Phear matriculated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge at Michaelmas 1848, gained a scholarship, and graduated B.A. (4th wrangler) 1852, M.A. 1855, B.D. 1862, D.D. 1874. He was ordained deacon in 1853 and priest in 1854.[2]

Phear was a Fellow at Emmanuel College from 1853 to 1871,[3] and Master[4] from 1871[5] until his retirement in 1895. He served as Chaplain to Harold Browne, Bishop of Winchester from 1873 to 1881.[6] He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1874 to[7] 1876.[8]

References

  1. ^ The Late Dr. Phear. The Times (London, England), Friday, 29 November 1918; pg. 11; Issue 41960.
  2. ^ "Phear, Samuel George (PHR847SG)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ College web-site
  4. ^ "Mr Hopkins' Men: Cambridge Reform and British Mathematics in the 19th Century" Craik, A.D.D. p269: London, Springer-Verlag, 2008 ISBN 9781846287916
  5. ^ UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE. The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, 26 September 1871; pg. 3; Issue 14712.
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1908 p 1122: London, Horace Cox, 1908
  7. ^ "The Scientific Letters and Papers of James Clerk MaxwellVolume 3; Volumes 1874–1879 Harman, P.M. (Ed) p337: Cambridge; CUP, 2002 ISBN 0521256275
  8. ^ University web-site