Sir Thomas Gooch
|Bishop of Ely|
|Other posts|| Bishop of Bristol (1737–1738)|
Bishop of Norwich (1738–1748)
|Died||14 February 1754|
|Parents||Thomas Gooch and Frances Lone|
|Spouse||Mary Sherlock, |
|Children||Sir Thomas Gooch, 3rd Bt. |
Rev. John Gooch
|Previous post||Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge|
|Alma mater||Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|
|Coat of arms|
Sir Thomas Gooch, 2nd Baronet (1674–1754) was an English bishop.
Gooch was born to Thomas Gooch of Yarmouth, and educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, which he entered in 1691. He graduated B.A. in 1694 (M.A. 1698), B.D. in 1706 and D.D. in 1711.He became chaplain to Henry Compton, Bishop of London, and preached at his funeral in 1713. Subsequently, he was chaplain to Queen Anne, and rector of St Clement Eastcheap and St Martin Orgar. He was archdeacon of Essex from 1714 to 1737.
Great Yarmouth, often known as Yarmouth, is a seaside town in Norfolk, England, straddling the mouth of the River Yare, some 20 miles (30 km) east of Norwich. A population of 38,693 in the 2011 Census made it the third most populous place in Norfolk. It has been a seaside resort since 1760 and provides a gateway from the Norfolk Broads to the North Sea.Its longstanding fishing industry, mainly for herring, declined steeply after the mid-20th century and has all but vanished. North Sea oil from the 1960s led to a brisk oil-rig supply industry that now services offshore natural gas rigs. More recent offshore wind power and other renewable energy create further support services. As a tourist centre, Yarmouth became prominent when a railway built in 1844 gave visitors easier, cheaper access and triggered an influx of settlers. Wellington Pier opened in 1854 and Britannia Pier in 1858. Through the 20th century Yarmouth was a booming resort, with a promenade, fortune-tellers, pubs, trams, donkey rides, fish-and-chip shops and theatres. Other attractions include the Pleasure Beach, the Sea Life Centre, the Hippodrome Circus and the Time and Tide Museum, and the one surviving Victorian seaside Winter Garden in cast iron and glass.
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Gooch was Master of Gonville and Caius from 1716 and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge in 1717. He became successively Bishop of Bristol in 1737, Bishop of Norwich in 1738, and Bishop of Ely in 1747. In 1751 he inherited the title of baronet from his brother Sir William Gooch, 1st Baronet.
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Gooch's first wife was Mary Sherlock, daughter of William Sherlock. They had a son, Sir Thomas Gooch, 3rd Baronet of Benacre.He married twice more. He died at Ely Palace, and was buried in the chapel at Gonville and Caius, where there is a monument to him on the south wall.
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| Master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge |
Sir James Burrough
| Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge |
|Baronetage of Great Britain|
| Baronet Gooch |
|Church of England titles|
| Bishop of Bristol |
| Bishop of Norwich |
| Bishop of Ely |