|Enhanced version of original printed entry||Encoded version: searched-for items red; some Appendix and Addenda included; unique identifier ALFT827H|
Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Dec. 28, 1827.
S. of Henry [R. of Ampton, Suffolk]. B. Oct. 7, 1810, in London.
School, Ilminster Grammar (Mr Allen). Matric. Michs. 1828; Scholar, 1830; Prizeman; B.A. (34th Wrangler and 8th Classic) 1832; M.A. 1835; B.D. 1850; D.D. 1859.
President of the Union, 1832.
Hulsean Lecturer, 1841-3. Ord. deacon (Exeter) Oct. 27, 1833; priest (London) Nov. 6, 1834; C. (to his father) at Ampton, Suffolk, 1833.
V. of Wymeswold, Leics., 1835-53.
Examiner in Logic and Moral Philosophy at London University, 1841-57.
Minister of Quebec Chapel, Marylebone, 1853-7. Dean of Canterbury, 1857-71.
Married Francis Oke (his cousin), dau. of the Rev. Samuel Alford, of Heale House.
Edited the Greek Testament, 1849-61.
Realising the value of the work done by the German critics, went to Bonn and studied German, 1847.
Undertook other biblical works and commenced a Commentary on the Old Testament.
Editor of Dearden's [p.31] Magazine, and the first editor of the Contemporary Review. One of the revisers of the New Testament.
Edited the works of Dr Donne (7 vols.) for J. W. Parker.
Published a translation of the Odyssey in blank verse.
A man of varied accomplishments: poet, musician and composer; wrote the wellknown Harvest Hymn, 'Come ye thankful people, come,' and the Baptismal Hymn, 'In token that thou shalt not fear'; a water-colour painter; also possessed considerable mechanical skill.
For a list of his works see The Life of Dean Alford, by his widow.
Died Jan. 12, 1871.
Half-brother of Bradley H. (1855).
(Alford Family Notes; D.N.B.)
|Henry ALFORD |
Approx. lifespan: 18101871
Adm pens. aged 17 Trinity College 1827:12:28
s. of Henry ALFORD R.: Ampton, Suffolk
b. London 1810:10:07
Sch: Ilminster Grammar( Mr ALLEN )
BA 34 th Wrangler and 8 th Classic 1832
President of: Union 1832
Hulsean Lecturer: 1841-43
Ord. deacon Exeter 1833:10:27
Ord. priest London 1834:11:06
C. to his father: : Ampton, Suffolk 1833
V.: Wymeswold, Leicestershire 1835-53
Examiner in Logic and Moral Philosophy: Sch: London University 1841-57
Minister of: : Quebec Chapel Marylebone, [ London ] 1853-57
Dean: Canterbury, [ Kent ] 1857-71
m. his cousin Francis Frances? Oke ALFORD dau. of Rev. Samuel ALFORD of Heale House, Somerset or Wiltshire
Edited the Greek Testament: 1849-61
Realising the value of the work done by the German critics, studied German: Bonn, [ Germany ] 1847
Undertook other biblical works and commenced a Commentary on the Old Testament:
Editor of: : Dearden's Magazine and the first editor of the Contemporary Review
One of the revisers of the New Testament:
Edited the works of Dr John DONNE (7 vols.) for J. W. PARKER
Publ.: translation of the Odyssey in blank verse
A man of varied accomplishments: poet, musician and composer; wrote the wellknown Harvest Hymn, 'Come ye thankful people, come', and the Baptismal Hymn, 'In token that thou shalt not fear'; a water-colour painter; also possessed considerable mechanical skill
Publ.: For a list of his works see The Life of Dean ALFORD , by his widow
Half-brother of Bradley Hurt ALFORD (1855)
( Alford Family Notes; D.N.B .)