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Simeon, Charles, 1759-1836 (Vicar)



  • Existence: 1759 - 1836


Charles Simeon (1759-1836), clergyman.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Book order to Cadell & Davies., 1830 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8591/49
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Booksellers' correspondence collected from various sources, including many letters to John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863) and his son John Gough Nichols (1806-73), booksellers and publishers, both concerned with the Gentleman's Magazine. Other letters are addressed to the firm of Cadell & Davies.

Dates: 1830 (circa)
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 (

Trustees of Charles Simeon: Correspondence, Minutes and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293
Scope and Contents The Revd Charles Simeon (1759-1836), Fellow of King's College and Vicar of Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, began to purchase advowsons in 1817 in order to secure an Evangelical ministry in perpetuity in important centres. Friends contributed money for the purpose and some were associated with Simeon as Trustees of the livings. In 1829 Simeon drew up a 'Solemn Charge' to his Trustees, setting out the principles on which they were to make appointments, which was printed in 1833. In January...
Dates: 1798-1981
Conditions Governing Access: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.

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