SCH HM JK
SCH HM JK
Papers of John Keate, Head Master 1809 - 1834
John Keate (1773-1852) was a King's Scholar at Eton, then went on to King's College, where he had a successful academic career, being a fellow 1795 - 1803. In 1797 he became an assistant master at Eton and from 1802 Lower Master and 1809 Head Master. He was a Canon of St George's Chapel, Windsor from 1820 and from 1820 - 1824 Vicar of Nether Stowey, Somerset. From 1824 he was rector of Hartley Wespall, Hampshire, where he was buried. He resigned from Eton in 1834. His wife was a daughter of Sir Charles Brown, Court Physician to two Kings of Prussia.
1792 - 1834
ED 250 and ED 360 : extensive family correspondence including letters to and from John Keate. Ms. 421 : diaries of his sister-in-law, Margaretta Brown, who lived with the Keates for many years. The Eton sections have been printed in Etoniana. COLL/P8/87/2, 3.
- J. Keate: Algebra notebook, SCH HM JK 01, (March 1792)
- J. Keate: Notes for verses, SCH HM JK 02, (1810 - 1824)
- J. Keate: Account book for payments to assistant masters, SCH HM JK 03, (1810 - 1824)
- J. Keate: Account books, SCH HM JK 04, (1803 - 1829)
- J. Keate: Verses, SCH HM JK 05, ([19th century])
- J. Keate: Prize epigram, SCH HM JK 06, (2 July 1793)
- J. Keate: Letter to Rev. Butler on rebellion at Shrewsbury, SCH HM JK 07, (30 November 1818)