CFHS code : AS88

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : TTBM of the Rev EDMUND HENRY MORGAN MA Fellow and Senior Tutor of Jesus College Cambridge b Nov 17th 1838 d August 8th 1895

Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Morgan monument August 2018

Monument

The monument was not mapped in 2017 but the area was cleared briefly in 2018. It was not possible to check the whole inscription which is on the east face of the plinth.

Inscription

To The Beloved Memory of the Reverend EDMUND HENRY MORGAN MA
Fellow and Senior Tutor of Jesus College Cambridge
born Nov 17th 1838 died August 8th 1895

Edmund Henry Morgan (1838-1895)
Edmund Henry Morgan was born at Corston vicarage, Somerset on 17 November 1838, the son of Rev James Morgan. He attended Oundle School in Northamptonshire and Bromsgrove School in Worcestershire before bring admitted as a pensioner to Jesus College in 1 July 1858.

He matriculated that year, graduating as 24th Wrangler in 1862, gaining his MA in 1865.
He was a Fellow and Dean at Jesus College from 1865 to 1895 and a Senior Proctor from 1880 to 1881.
In 1864 he was ordained as a deacon in Chichester and in 1865 as a priest in Ely.
He was popularly known as “Red Morgan” to distinguish him from the Master, H. Morgan (known as “Black Morgan”).

He died, unmarried, on 8 August 1895.

Source:
ACAD – A Cambridge Alumni Database

By Sheila Plaister

Edmund Henry Morgan