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Leigh, Augustus Austen, 1840 - 1905 (Provost of King's College Cambridge)


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Leigh, Augustus Austen, 1889 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAC/1/4/LeighAA
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Augustus Austen Leigh (1840-1905) attended Eton College from 1852 to 1859, whereupon he came up to King's as a scholar. He was made a Fellow in 1862, BA in 1863, and MA in 1866. He briefly tried curacy but returned to King's, where he was tutor 1868-81, Dean 1871-73 and 1882-85, and Vice-Provost 1877-89, and finally Provost from 1889.

Dates: 1889 - 1905
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