The Rev. Thomas EVANS BA 1757 - 1808
Eighth child and son of Rev Thomas EVANS 1716 – 1774 and Jane JONES 1717 – 1783
Born 5th August 1757
Died 10th February 1808, buried in the Cloisters of Gloucester Cathedral
Married Name not known. Joan Evans refers to her as a ‘Gloucester lady’. They had two children.
Thomas Evans (Rev) 1802 – 1854
Catherine EVANS (dates not known)
In the floor of the North walk of the cloisters at Gloucester lies a dark slate slab memorial.
Reverendus Thomas Evans A.B. ecclesia de Chipping Norton in Argo Oxeniens Vicarius. natus 5 August 1757 obit 10 Februari 1808
Three members of the Evans family are buried beneath.
Rev. Thomas EVANS 1757 - 1808
Rev. Thomas EVANS 1802 - 1854 - who added the name Arthur Benoni in honour of his uncle.
Like many incumbent ranking clergy of that time, he held multiple livings but was rarely seen in any! He was Vicar of Mary de Lode church in Gloucester and Chipping Norton all at the same time. He enjoyed a large house in College Green at Gloucester and would have been part of the musical and social scene of the time.
Thomas was the older brother of Arthur Benoni EVANS a neighbour of his, who was headmaster at the College School situated in the Cathedral precincts.
15 College Green, Gloucester where Thomas EVANS lived.
St Mary de Lode, the oldest church in Gloucester.
Once situated by an arm of the River Severn, now disappeared.
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