Hutchinson, Revd Thomas (1815 – 1903)

Thomas Hutchinson was born at Old Radnor, Radnorshire in 1815.  He death was recorded the Leominster district in 1903.   Hutchinson entered Sedbergh School and then went on to St John’s Cambridge in 1834.

He was Curate of Hentland, Hereford, (which is about 3 miles from Hoarwithy), from 1839 to 1841.  He was then Vicar of Kimbolton from 1841 to 1903 and later lived at Leominster. In 1847, he  married Emma Sarah Gill (born circa 1820, Llyswen, Breconshire).  Emma Sarah was a keen and respected entomologist, showing exceptional skill in the rearing of butterflies and moths.

His son, Thomas, became a solicitor and was based in Hereford (in part).  Thomas, the son, was Secretary and then President of the Woolhope Society about 1904.  He died in 1916. He contributed papers on Birds and Snakes, and took part in botanical expeditions.thutchinson  His sister, Sarah, is also mentioned in the Transactions as recording bird sightings.  Desmond’s entry for the son, Thomas,  records him as a Rev, whilst various census returns indicate that he was a solicitor.

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