Author talk:Thomas Berney
BERNEY, Thomas Bracon Hall, Norwich—St. John's Coll. Cam. B.A. 1839, M.A. 1845. 𝔡 and 𝔭 1839 by Bp of Nor. R. of Bracon Ash, Dio. Nor. 1855. (𝔭 pres. R; T.R.C.—Imp. 9s. R/ 248l.; Gross Inc. 263l.; Pop. 282.) Formerly R. of Hockering, Norf. 1839-56.
Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, May 23, 1834. 2nd s. of Thomas Trench, Esq., of Morton Hall, Norwich.
B. May 26, 1816.
Matric. Michs. 1834; B.A. 1838; M.A. 1843.
Won the first race for the Colquhoun Sculls.
Ord. deacon (Norwich) Sept. 23, 1838; priest, July 21, 1839.
R. of Hockering with Bergh, Norfolk, 1839-56.
R. of Bracon Ash, 1855-95.
Of Bracon Hall, Norfolk.
Lord of the Manor.
Held extreme protestant views; a somewhat curious character.
Author, Marriage with a Deceased Wife's Sister, or with a Niece, contrary to the Law of God and to the Laws and Customs of the Jews, to the Teaching of Our Lord Jesus Christ and of His Apostles, and also to Nature, etc.
Died unmarried Sept. 22, 1895.
Buried in the family mausoleum attached to Bracon Ash Church.
Brother of George (1830). (Scott, MSS.)