CFHS code : ML91

Parish : St Mary the Less

Inscription : In Loving Memory of JOHN ROBERT SEELEY KCMG LittD Fellow of Gonville & Caius College Hon Fellow of Christ College and for twenty-five years regius Professor of Modern History University of Cambridge b Sept 10 1834 d [Jan] 1895 also MARY AGNES his wife b Nov 2 1839 d Dec 26 1921

Monument  : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202709, 0.13735903 – click here for location

Seeley grave
Seeley headstone

Monument

This headstone, in the parish area of St Mary the Less, is located on the south side of the central circle.

Inscription

‘In loving memory of
John Robert Seeley KCMG LittD
Fellow of Gonville & Caius College, Hon Fellow of Christ College
and for twenty-five years Regius Professor of Modern History
University of Cambridge
born Sept 10 1834 died [Jan] 1895’

‘also Mary Agnes his wife
born Nov 2 1839 died Dec 26 1921’

Sir John Robert Seeley (1834-95)see also Life Story page

He was Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge and an eminent commentator on the development of the British Empire. Seeley read Classics at Christ’s College, Cambridge, graduating in 1857 and becoming a Fellow of that College. He was appointed Regius Professor of History in the University in 1869, and became a Fellow of Gonville & Caius College.

Mary Agnes Seeley (1839-1921)

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By Sean Lang

John Robert Seeley; Mary Agnes Seeley