Letters to Rev. J.E. Kempe, Rector of St. James's, Piccadilly
Letters to Rev. J.E. Kempe, Rector of St. James, Westminster, 1854-1877, 1891-1895, mainly from clergy concerning sermons, with (fols. 78-86) letters about raising the duty on spirits, 1895, and (fol. 88) a letter from an unidentified member of the Kempe family, 1918. Correspondents include:
- Arthur Rawson Ashwell
- Edward Henry Bickersteth
- John William Burgon
- Arthur Cleveland Coxe
- Edward Meyrick Goulburn
- Alexander James Beresford Beresford Hope
- Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland
- Sir James Paget, 1st Baronet
- Alfred Ollivant
- Sir Stafford Henry Northcote
- Anthony Wilson Thorold
- Creation: 1854-1877, 1891-1895
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. d. 395, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. lett. d. 395
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 23108
Letters to Rev. J.E. Kempe, Rector of St. James's, Piccadilly.
Biographical / Historical
Rev. John Edward Kempe (1810-1907) was Rector of St. James's, Piccadilly, 1853-1895.
Arthur Rawson Ashwell (1824–1879) was a Church of England clergyman and college head.
Edward Henry Bickersteth (1825–1906) was Bishop of Exeter.
John William Burgon (1813–1888) was Dean of Chichester and a biblical scholar.
Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1818–1896) was an Episcopal bishop and leader of the Anglo-Catholic movement
Edward Meyrick Goulburn (1818–1897) was Dean of Norwich and a headmaster.
Alexander James Beresford Beresford Hope (1820–1887) was a politician and author.
Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland (1806–1868) was a courtier.
Sir James Paget, 1st Baronet, (1814–1899) was a surgeon.
Alfred Ollivant (1798–1882) was Bishop of Llandaff.
Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh (1818–1887) was a politician.
Anthony Wilson Thorold (1825–1895) was Bishop of Winchester.
For further details see Who Was Who, the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the American National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Miss Winifred Myers, 1976.
- Letters to Rev. J.E. Kempe, Rector of St. James's, Piccadilly
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