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John Colby


Irish-born clergyman. Son of Thomas Frederick Colby. BA, Cambridge (Caius), 1860. Ordained deacon, 1862. Curate, Claverley, Shropshire, 1863. Lived in Blaenffos, Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the 1870s.


Alum. Cantab.

Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG10/5539/81/4)


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.