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Obituary: Rev. W. Martin

The Rev. William Martin, M.A., Vicar of Grantchester, near Cambridge, died recently, in his sixty-fourth year. He was youngest son of Mr. John Letch Martin, of Croft Lodge, Grantchester, and nephew of the late Archdeacon Hollingworth, D.D., Norrisian Professor of Divinity at Cambridge. Mr. William Martin graduated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, in 1841, first class in classics and a Senior Optime in the mathematical tripos. He subsequently became a Fellow and Tutor of his College. For thirty-two years he held the incumbency of Grantchester, where his philanthropic exertions tended materially to benefit the poor of the district, and where his loss is deeply deplored. He recovered land for the use of the poor of the parish, and procured the enlargement of the picturesque church, well known to Cambridge men.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2256—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 29, 1882, p.128