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Samuel James O’Hara Horsman


Clergyman. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Curate of All Saints, Northamptonshire, 1858; of St Matthew’s, Rugby, 1860. Ordained priest, 1860. Assistant minister and acting chaplain to the forces, Stirling Castle, 1862; curate of St Philip’s, Liverpool, 1864; of Acton Trussell, Staffordshire, 1865; of Down, 1867–8; of St Luke’s, Marylebone, London, 1868; of St George the Martyr, Southwark, London, 1880; of St Mark’s, Regent’s Park, London, 1883; rector of Condicote, Gloucestershire, 1884.


Alum. Dublin.

BMD (Death index)

Correspondence vol. 16, letter from S. J. O’H. Horsman, 2 June [1868]

Crockford’s clerical directory 1886

Moore 1985, pp. 470, 477


Alum. Dublin.: Alumni Dublinenses. A register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860). New edition with supplement. Edited by George Dames Burtchaell and Thomas Ulick Sadleir. Dublin: Alex. Thom & Co. 1935.

BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 29 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Crockford’s clerical directory: The clerical directory, a biographical and statistical book of reference for facts relating to the clergy and the church. Crockford’s clerical directory etc. London: John Crockford [and others]. 1858–1900.

Moore, James Richard. 1985. Darwin of Down: the evolutionist as squarson-naturalist. In The Darwinian heritage, edited by David Kohn. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press in association with Nova Pacifica (Wellington, NZ).