Rev. Edward Robert Nares  (1804-1865)


The eldest son of Edward Nares (by his second wife), he was born in 1804.  He matriculated from Merton College, Oxford, on 2 Nov 1821, and graduated BA in 1826.  He married Cecilia Denne, (third daughter of David Denne) in Lydd, Kent, on 7 June 1830.  He became rector of New Church, New Romney, on 4 Mar 1834 and of Brenzett, Kent, in 1847.  He later became rector of Withersham, Kent, until he died on 17 May 1865.  Census information also indicates that he was a JP in 1861.

They had three children, the eldest being  Edward Denne Nares (born 1831).  They also had two daughters, Cecilia Elizabeth (born 1834) and Katherine Cordelia Maria (born 1836).