George Elwes Corrie (1793-1885) was born in Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, on 28 April 1793. He was educated by his father, before entering St Catharine's College, Cambridge, in 1813 (B.A., 1817). He took orders, and became assistant tutor, and then tutor, of his college, 1817-1849. He was Norrisian professor of divinity at the university, 1838-1854, and became master of Jesus College in 1849, and the university's vice-chancellor in 1850. He was rector of Newton, Cambridgeshire, 1851-1885. Corrie wrote on the history of the English church and edited Anglican theological works. He died on 20 September 1885.
Documents and transcripts of documents collected by George Elwes Corrie. The transcripts were made in c. 1870.
MS.Add.4429 was received from the collection of the Revd G.E. Corrie before 1885; MSS.Add.4430 and 4431 were received from the same source, 1872.
Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, George Elwes Corrie: Documents relating to Cambridge University, MS Add.4429-4431