BOOK BOLTON HOTELS

Featured Destination

October 2017: Starry Starry Night, Look You Dark Skies Tourism

What do the Brecon Beacons, NambiRand Reserve in Namibia, Mont Megantic in Quebec, and Aoraki Mackenzie in New Zealand have in common? At first glance ...More
More Uk destinations

Ian Ramsey
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Bolton, Lancashire
Born on 31st of January 1915
Died on 6th of October 1972

Ramsey was educated at Farnworth Grammar School, winning a scholarship to Cambridge. After graduation he entered Ripon College to study for the Anglican priesthood, serving in the church and as an academic at both Oxford and Cambridge. After various appointments he became Bishop of Durham in 1966. Ramsay as a churchman was known for his work on social responsibility; as an academic for his philosophical writings on religious language, trying to defend the mystical against logical positivist thinkers by taking refuge in the argument that the mystery of god is beyond analysis. So many trees wasted.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Ian Ramsey?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3047 views since 21st December 2007

Brit Quote:
Life is like a very short visit to a toyshop between birth and death. - Desmond Morris
More Quotes

On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages