Thomas Burgess (bishop, born 1756)
English author, philosopher, Bishop of Saint David's and Bishop of Salisbury
Thomas Burgess (18 November 1756 - 19 February 1837) was an English author, philosopher, Bishop of st Davids and Bishop of Salisbury, he founded st David's college, Lampeter was a founding member of Odiham agricultural society, and helped to establish the royal veterinary college in London, and was the first president of the Royal society of literature
|Bishop of St Davids, Bishop of Salisbury|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of St Davids, Diocese of Salisbury|
|Installed||1803 Bishop of St Davids, 1825 Bishop of Salisbury|
|Born||18 November 1756|
|Died||19 February 1837(aged 80)|
|Education||Robert May's School|
|Alma mater||Corpus Christi College, Oxford|
- Harford, J. S. (John Scandrett). (1841). The life of Thomas Burgess. 2d ed. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Greene and Longmans. The main biography of Burgess, written by John Scandrett Harford, Quaker banker and landowner, and donor of the land for St David's College, Lampeter. Online at HathiTrust: https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc2.ark:/13960/t2t43v35d
- Template:Dictionary of Welsh Biography
- Price, D T W. (1987) Yr Esgob Burgess a Choleg Llanbedr: Bishop Burgess and Lampeter College. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. (ISBN 0-7083-0965-8)
- Tout, Thomas Frederick (1886). Stephen, Leslie (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 7. London: Smith, Elder & Co. . In
- Yates, Nigel (ed). (2007). Bishop Burgess and his world : culture, religion and society in Britain, Europe and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. Digitised 2009. (ISBN 0-7083-2075-9) (ISBN 9780708320754)
- ↑ Tout 1886.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Thomas Burgess (CCEd Person ID 23281), The Clergy of the Church of England Database 1540–1835 https://theclergydatabase.org.uk/
- ↑ "Thomas Burgess, Bishop of Salisbury". British Museum Website. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
- ↑ One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Burgess, Thomas". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 4 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 814.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 "Records of Past Fellows: Burgess, Thomas". The Royal Society. Retrieved 30 October 2020.