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Minnis, Samuel Ellison, 1882-1971

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1882 - 1971

Biography

Samuel Ellison Minnis (1882-1971) was born in March 1882, the son of the Revd Alexander Minnis of Saltersland, co. Londonderry. He was educated at Rainey School, Magherafelt; Queen's College, Galway; and the Royal University of Ireland, where he studied modern languages. Minnis joined the Inland Revenue in 1904, and in 1919 became Comptroller of Stamps and Income Tax and Assistant Registrar of Joint Stock Companies for Ireland. He was appointed Assistant Secretary, Board of Inland Revenue, in 1922. He died on 2 April 1971.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Fonds

Samuel Minnis: History of Bourn, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7989-7990
Scope and Contents

A typescript history of the village of Bourn, Cambridgeshire, 'edited by Mr A.B. Jeffries from materials kept by the late S.E. Minnis', 166 pages. There is a table of contents at the start of the first volume. At the beginning of the second volume is an aerial photograph of Bourn and an index. After the history in the second volume is an editor's note, followed by further pieces by Minnis on the later history of Bourn. This volume also includes two loose typescripts on the village.

Dates: 1970-1980
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