Ormerod Entries in Alumni Cantabrigienses - Pt. 1: From the earliest times to 1751


Alumni Cantabrigienses is a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, compiled by J. Venn and J.A. Venn.

The information below relates to Ormerods who attended the University of Cambridge from the earliest times to 1751.

Details of Ormerods who attended the university from 1752 to 1900 will be added in due course.

"ORMEROD, BENJAMIN. Adm. pens. at JESUS, May 21, 1648. Of Yorkshire. Matric. 1648. Perhaps of Warmesworth, Doncaster. If so, will proved, May 7, 1662.

ORMEROD, GEORGE. B.A. from TRINITY, 1611-2. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Sept. 20; priest, Dec. 20 1612. C. of Harby, Leics., 1613. See Al. Oxon. for a contemporary.

ORMEROD, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 30, 1656. S. of Roger, of Lancashire, husbandmen. School, Cowel (private; Mr Hindley). Matric. 1656; B.A. 1659-60. Incorp. at Oxford,  'M.A.' 1663. C. of Altham, Lancs., 1662-3. V. of Burton, Westmorland, 1664-91. Buried there Apr. 18, 1691.

ORMEROD, LAURENCE. B.A. from TRINITY, 1622-3. 3rd s. of Lawrence, of Ormerod, Lancs. Bapt. at Burnley, Mar. 7, 1601-2. Licensed to teach at Rochdale Grammar School, June 22, 1629. Head Master there, 1638. Married Frances, dau. of Joseph Radcliffe, of Rochdale, 1634.

ORMEROD, OLIVER. Adm. sizar at EMMANUEL, June 6 1596. S. of Oliver, of Haslingden, Lancs. Matric c. 1596; Scholar; B.A. 1599-1600. R. of Little Wenham, Suffolk, 1605-6. V. of Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, 1609-17. R. of Huntspill, 1617-26. Controversial writer. Married Johanna, dau. of Richard Hinckson, of Goham, Kent. Died 1626. Will proved (London) June 28, 1626. (D.N.B.; Vis. of Somerset; Foster, Lancs. Pedigrees.)

ORMRODE, PETER. Matric. pens. from ST JOHN'S, Easter, 1584. S. of Peter, of Ormerod, Lancs. Bapt. at Burnley, Apr. 18, 1569. Migrated to Emmanuel, Mar. 1584-5. B.A. 1587-8; M.A. 1612. Ord. priest (Chester) Sept. 22, 1605. V. of Whalley, Lancs., 1605-32. Buried there Feb. 11, 1631-2. (Foster, Lancs. Pedigrees.)"