Skip to main content

Mousley, William Morris, b 1828 (clergyman and poet)



  • Existence: b 1828


Born 5 August 1828, Coventry. Admitted to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 15 May 1846; BA 1851; M.A. 1854. Curate of Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire, 1852-5. Disappears from Clergy List, 1857.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


William Morris Mousley: 'A legend of Ashby Vale' (poem), [1846-1850]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/212
Scope and Contents

Two page manuscript poem, including the ballad 'Geraldine's song'. It was published by Mousley in his 'Poems, lyric and heroic' (1850), where it is described as having been written when an undergraduate ‘during some of the leisure hours of a college course’.

Dates: [1846-1850]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (