Anson, William Reynell, Sir
Born: Nov 14, 1843 AD
Died: 1914 AD, at 70 years of age.
1843 - Born at Walberton, Sussex on the 14th of November.
1866 - Educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, he took a first class in the final classical schools.
1869 - He was called to the bar.
1873 - He went the home circuit, when he succeeded to the baronetcy.
1874 - He became Vinerian reader in English law at Oxford.
1881 - He became warden of All Souls College.
1892 - He identified himself both with local and university interests; he became an alderman of the city of Oxford.
1894 - Chairman of quarter sessions for the county.
1898 - He was vice-chancellor of the university.
1899 - Chancellor of the diocese of Oxford.
1900 - He preserved an active interest in education, being a member of the newly created consultative committee of the Board of Education.
1902 - He became Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education.
1914 - William Reynell died.
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