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H. M. Vibart

revised by James Falkner

Adams, James Williams (1839–1903), army chaplain, born on 24 November 1839 in Cork, was the only son of James O'Brien Adams, magistrate of Cork (d. 1854), and his wife, Elizabeth Williams. Educated at Hamlin and Porter's School, on the South Mall, Cork...

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Buchanan, Claudius (1766–1815), East India Company chaplain, was born on 12 March 1766 at Cambuslang, a village near Glasgow, the second son of Alexander Buchanan (d. 1788), schoolmaster at Inveraray, Argyll, and his wife, the daughter of Claudius Somers. He commenced his education at ...

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Gleig, George Robert (1796–1888), chaplain to the armed forces and author, was born on 20 April 1796 at Stirling, the son of George Gleig, bishop of Brechin, and his wife, Janet Hamilton of Kilbrackmont, Fife. He had two brothers and one sister who survived childhood. He was first taught by his father before going to the local grammar school in ...

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Hardy, Theodore Bayley (1863–1918), army chaplain, was born on 20 October 1863 in the Southernhay district of Exeter. He was the son of George Hardy, a commercial traveller, and his wife, Sarah Richardson; George was her second husband, her first having died. George...

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J. K. Laughton

revised by Roger Morriss

Scott, Alexander John (1768–1840), naval chaplain, the son of Robert Scott, a retired naval lieutenant, and his wife, Jane, née Comyn, was born at Rotherhithe, London, on 23 July 1768. His father died in 1770, leaving the family in straitened circumstances, and in 1772 his uncle, later ...

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Talbot, Neville Stuart (1879–1943), military chaplain and bishop of Pretoria, was born at Keble College, Oxford, on 21 August 1879, the second son and third child of Edward Stuart Talbot (1844–1934), then warden of Keble College and later bishop of Winchester, and his wife, ...