Cornelius Neale

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Cornelius Neale (12 August 1789 – February 1823, Chiswick) was an English clergyman.

Cornelius Neale came from a London family with an Evangelical background: his father James Neale was one of the founders of the London Missionary Society. He entered St John's College, Cambridge and graduated Senior Wrangler in 1812, with first Smith's Prize and the second Chancellor's medal.[1] He was elected a fellow of his college.

He was ordained and took a curacy in Leicester. He died of consumption in February 1823.

In 1816 he married Susannah, daughter of John Mason Good: they had one son, John Mason Neale.


  1. ^ "Neale, Cornelius (NL808C)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  • Michael Chandler, The Life and Work of John Mason Neale, Gracewing (Jul 1995) ISBN 0-85244-305-6. pp. 3–4
  • Olinthus Gregory, Charles Jerram, Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character, Literary, Professional, and Religious of the late John Mason Good MD, Crocker and Brewster, Boston, Mass. (1829). pp. 256–259
  • William Jowett, Memoir of the Rev. Cornelius Neale (2nd edition, 1835)

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