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Help needed deciphering Cambridge University Alumni record, please.

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Help needed deciphering Cambridge University Alumni record, please.

Posted: 13 May 2013 3:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: MORTON
I need help deciphering the abbreviations on the Cambridge University Alumni record for Richard Morton, please. (

NAME: Richard Morton
ENTERED: Michs. 1836
DIED: 22 Nov 1893
MORE INFORMATION: Adm. pens. at ST CATHARINE'S, July 2, 1836. Of Liverpool. Matric. Michs. 1836; Scholar; B.A. 1840; M.A. 1854. Ord. deacon (Chester) 1840; priest, 1841; C. of Barrowford, Lancs., 1840-2. C. of St Cuthbert's, York, 1842. C. of Geddington, Northants., 1842-5. Master at Kettering Grammar School, 1845-55 and Chaplain of Kettering Union, 1847-55. V. of Rothwell with Orton, 1855-93 and R. of Glendon, 1857-93. Died Nov. 22, 1893, aged 84. (Crockford; Northants. Clergy.)

1) What does "Michs. 1836" mean in the ENTERED field?
2) What do all of the abbreviations stand for in the MORE INFORMATION field?

Thanks so much for your time and assistance!

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Deeply_Rooted 13 May 2013 9:49PM GMT 
chadwickr1950 14 May 2013 7:16AM GMT 
chadwickr1950 14 May 2013 7:52AM GMT 
Koromo 14 May 2013 9:36AM GMT 
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