Hampton Lucy

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Hampton Lucy from Charlecote Park, dominated by the St. Peter ad Vincula parish church

Hampton Lucy is a village and civil parish on the River Avon, 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire.

Prominent residents[edit]

  • Charles Maries (1851–1902), the Victorian botanist was born and educated at Hampton Lucy.[1]
  • Sir Ian Wilmut OBE, the embryologist, was born in Hampton Lucy on 7 July 1944.

Rev.Canon Osbert Mordaunt,for twenty years proprietor of the village public-house at Hampton Lucy. Rector from 1874 to 1922.[2] Died in October 1923[3] [4]


References[edit]

New York Times,July 14,1898,August 25,1898.

  1. ^ "The Life and Times of Charles Maries". Hampton Lucy village website. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Peerage". Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Border Cities Star - Oct 22, 1923
  4. ^ "A Parson-Publican". Mataura Ensign. Issue 476 page 4. National Library of New Zealand. 25 August 1898. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 52°12′42″N 1°37′42″W / 52.21153°N 1.62822°W / 52.21153; -1.62822