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BirthMale; 29 May 1848; Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire UK
Death12 May 1911, age 62; Woodbourne, North Hill Road, Leeds, Yorkshire UK
BurialLawnswood Cemetery, Leeds, Yorkshire UK
Burial MemoCremated
EducationKing Edward's School, Birmingham; 1867: Wadham College, Oxford (Scholar and Hody Exhibitioner); MA and Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; Litt. D. Victoria University
OccupationPrinciple and Professor of Greek at the Yorkshire College, Leeds, Yorkshire UK; First Vice Chancellor, Leeds University
ResidenceWoodbourne, North Hill Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Web Page Archive web site

Sir Nathan Bodington b.1848 d.1911 Sir Nathan Bodington b.1848, signature


1        Married, 1907
BirthFemale; 1853; Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire
Death21 Jan 1941, age about 87
Marriage 8 Aug 1907, Holy Trinity, Kensington, London UK [402]
Marriage MemoBy the Revd. Lundy Edward William FOOTE (Eliza's brother-in-law)
No issue

Notes for Sir Nathan BODINGTON Litt.D., LL.D.

1911, First Vice Chancellor of Leeds University, after he got Yorkshire College endowed and chartered to university in 1903.

Biography: See web link above.

His mother describes him when a year old as "very fair, with large blue eyes, and a bright colour." [358]

Nathan Bodington lived and died at Headingley, Leeds. He was cremated at Lawnswood cemetery about two miles up the road. Opposite the cemetery the OS map shows Bodington Hall. This was a hall of residence for Leeds University built in 1961 and demolished in 2013, and named in honour of Nathan Bodington, first Vice Chancellor of the university. [269]

Notes for Eliza BARRAN

Lady Eliza Bodington dedicated a piece of silver to Lincoln College, Oxford, in 1912 in memory of her late husband, who was once a Fellow. Lincoln College archive web site [391]


269.  Personal information, Tim Boddington (Webmaster)
351.  Document, Deborah Bodington, RI USA, March 2008
358.  Document, Revd William Henry Bodington, 1912, Sir Nathan Bodington: first vice-chancellor of the University of Leeds: a memoir, Macmillan & Company Ltd; London page 1
359.  Document, Charles Mosley, editor, 2003, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 07th edition, 3 volumes Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd Volume 1, page 269
360.  Document, Ann Johnston, 26 September 2009
391.  Email, Alice Parkin, Archivist, Lincoln College, Oxford, 19 January 2021
402.  Document, Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1911, Visitation of England and Wales, volume 17, copy #250, Privately printed, List of Pedigrees

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