Evans, George (1630?-1702) (DNB00)

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EVANS, GEORGE, D.D. (1630?–1702), antiquary, fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, became vicar of New Windsor, and was installed canon of Windsor 30 July 1660. He proceeded D.D. at Cambridge in 1665; was licensed to St. Benet Fink, London, 16 May 1663; and was also rector of Hitcham, Buckinghamshire. His son, George Evans, fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, succeeded him at Benet Fink in 1693. He was a friend and correspondent of Elias Ashmole, and made collections relating to the history of St. George's Chapel, Windsor, printed in Ashmole's ‘Berkshire,’ 1719. He died 2 March 1701–2.

[Cooper's Memorials of Cambridge, i. 377; Tighe and Davis, Annals of Windsor, ii. 61, 62; Ashmole's Berkshire, 1719; Newcourt's Repertorium, i. 916.]

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