Table to illustrate suspension of prebends at Ely, 1841-54,
in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113
s. 12 And be it enacted, That so soon as conveniently may be, and by the
Authority herein-after provided, the Two Canonries in the Chapter of the
Cathedral Church of Ely which shall be secondly and thirdly vacant shall be
permanently annexed and united to the Regius Professorships of Hebrew and
Greek respectively in the University of Cambridge.
s. 13 And be it enacted, That ... Two Canonries shall be suspended in the
following Order; ... That in the Chapter of the said Church of Ely the Two
Canonries fourthly and fifthly vacant shall be suspended.
On the occurrence of the second vacancy, s. 12 was put into effect by Order in
Council 11 Aug. 1848, when the original 8th prebend was permanently annexed
to the Regius professorship of Hebrew at Cambridge, and the prebend which
would next fall vacant (in the event, the original 3rd) was to be permanently
annexed to the Regius professorship of Greek (Lond. Gaz. no. 20887).
||G.O. Cambridge d. 1 May 1841
||coll. to J. Ashley
||G.L. Jenyns d. 25 Feb. 1848
||annexed to prof. of Hebrew
||W. French d. 12 Nov. 1849
||annexed to prof. of Greek
||J. Maddy d. 17 June 1853
||H. Fardell d. 26 March 1854
Thus the prebends were reduced by 1854 to the requisite number of six.