Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Thornton, Samuel
Thornton, Samuel, 3s. Thomas, of Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey, gent. Queen's Coll., matric. 18 March, 1852, aged 16; Michel exhibitioner 1852-5, B.A. 1855, scholar 1855-8, M.A. 1858, fellow 1858-61, created D.D. 22 Dec, 1874, bishop of Ballarat 1875, perp. curate St. Jude's, Whitechapel, 1860-4, rector of St. George's, Birmingham, 1864-74, brother of Thomas Henry and of the last named. See Robinson, 289.