He was Bishop of Llandaff from 1819 to 1826, from whence he translated to Durham; prior to this, he had been rector of the church of St. Mary-le-Bow in London.
As part of the foundation of the University, behind which he was the driving force, he moved his residence to from Durham Castle to Lumley Castle, and gifted the castle to the University, where it became the home of University College. In addition, he gifted a large number of buildings on Palace Green, between the Castle and the Cathedral, which are currently in use by various departments of the University.
Categories: People stubs | 1765 births | 1836 deaths
VanMildert Boat Club regularly enters races on the river Wear and external regattas such as Hexham and York, mostly using wooden and plastic coxed fours.
VanMildert Bus Society was recently created by a group of students dedicated to the acquisition and operation of a double-decker bus (ideally a form of the famous London Transport Routemaster model) by the JCR.
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