Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameRev Richard VENN, 8862
Birth1691
Death1739
EducationSidney Sussex College Cambridge.
FatherRev Dennis VENN , 8866 (1656-1695)
MotherPatience GAY , 8867 (-1712)
Spouses
Marriage1716
ChildrenHenry , 7858 (1725-1797)
 Edward , 8864 (1717-1780)
 Mary , 8865 (1720-1791)
Notes for Rev Richard VENN
From Venn’s

Venn, Richard
Adm. at SIDNEY, Jun., 1709.
S. of Dennis, V. of Holbeton, Devon, and grandson of Richard (above). B. there, 07 Jan., 1690/1.
Schools, Modbury [ Devon] and Tiverton [ Devon] (Mr Rayner).
Blundell Scholar;
B.A. 1712/3 ;
M.A. 1716 .
Ord. deacon (London) 23 Sep., 1716; priest, 02 Dec., 1717.
C. of St Giles', Cripplegate, London.
R. of St Antholin's, Watling Street, London, 1725-39 .
Preacher at St Paul's Cross [ London].
Intimate friend of Henry Temple, 1st Lord Palmerston.
Opposed the appointment of Thomas Rundle to the see of Gloucester [ Gloucestershire], 1754, and thus became involved in a storm of pamphlets, laudatory and denunciatory.
Author, sermons.
Buried at St Antholin's [ London], 20 Feb., 1738/9.
Father of Edward (1737) and Henry (1742).
(Venn Family Annals; D.N.B.)
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