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Alford, Charles Richard.
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Jan. 23, 1835. [S. and h. of Charles, R. of St Audries, West Quantoxhead, Somerset.
B. there Aug. 13, 1816.
School, St Paul's; Exhibitioner.] Matric. Michs. 1835; B.A. 1839; M.A. 1842; D.D. 1867.
Ord. deacon (Lincoln) 1839; priest, 1840; C. of Finningley, near Doncaster, 1839-41.
P.C. of St Matthew's, Rugby, 1843-6. V. of Christ Church, Doncaster, Yorks., 1846-54.
Principal of the Metropolitan Training College, Highbury, Middlesex, 1854-64.
Lecturer at Christ Church, Highbury, 1854-65.
V. of Holy Trinity, Islington, 1865-6. Bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong, 1867-72.
Returned to England.
C. of Bowdon, Cheshire, 1872-3. V. of Christ Church, Claughton, 1874-7. V. of Kippington, Kent, 1877-80.
Commissary to the Bishop of Huron, Canada, 1880-1. Married (1) Sarah Jacosha, dau. of John Fleet, of Fenchurch Street, London, July 21, 1841; (2) Emma, dau. of Edward Sheardown, solicitor, of Doncaster, Sept. 26, 1877.
Author, First Principles of the Oracles of God, etc.
Died June 13, 1898, at Tunbridge Wells.
Buried there.
M.I. Father of Josiah G. (1866).
(Alford Family Notes; Crockford.)
Charles Richard ALFORD
Approx. lifespan: 1816–1898
Adm pens. Trinity College 1835:01:23
s. and h. of Charles ALFORD R.: St Audries, West Quantoxhead, Somerset ,
b. West Quantoxhead, Somerset , 1816:08:13
Sch: St Paul's Exhibitioner
Matric 1835:10MT:
BA 1839
MA 1842
DD 1867
Ord. deacon Lincoln 1839
Ord. priest 1840
C.: Finningley near Doncaster, [Nottinghamshire], 1839-41
P.C.: St Matthew's, Rugby, [Warwickshire], 1843-46
V.: Christ Church, Doncaster, South Yorkshire , 1846-54
Principal: Sch: Metropolitan Training College Highbury, Middlesex , 1854-64
Lecturer at: : Christ Church, Highbury, [Middlesex], 1854-65
V.: Holy Trinity, Islington, [London], 1865-66
Bishop of: Victoria, Honduras , 1867-72
Returned to England ,
C.: Bowdon, Cheshire , 1872-73
V.: Christ Church, Claughton, [Lancashire], 1874-77
V.: Kippington, Kent , 1877-80
Commissary to: : Bishop of Huron Huron, Canada , 1880-81
m. (1) Sarah Jacosha FLEET dau. of John FLEET of Fenchurch Street, London , 1841:07:21
m. (2) Emma SHEARDOWN dau. of Edward SHEARDOWN Solicitor of Doncaster, [South Yorkshire], 1877:09:26
Publ.: First Principles of the Oracles of God etc.
d. Tunbridge Wells, [Kent], 1898:06:13
bur. Tunbridge Wells, [Kent],
father of Josiah George ALFORD (1866)
( Alford Family Notes; Crockford