Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Hensman, Johnlocked

  • William Hunt
  • , revised by Ellie Clewlow


Hensman, John (1780–1864), Church of England clergyman, was born at Bedford on 22 September 1780, the son of Thomas and Anne Hensman. He was educated at Bedford grammar school, after which he matriculated as an exhibitioner at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, in 1797. After graduating BA as ninth wrangler in 1801, he was elected a fellow. Ordained deacon in 1802, he assisted the ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

J. Venn & J. A. Venn, , 2 pts in 10 vols. (1922–54); repr. in 2 vols. (1974–8)
F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
Gentleman's Magazine