1-4 of 4 results  for:

  • Religion and belief x
  • classical studies x
  • Dean (Church of England) x
Clear all

Article

Gaisford, Thomas (1779–1855), classical scholar and dean of Christ Church, Oxford, was born at Iford Manor in Wiltshire on 22 December 1779. He was the eldest son of John Gaisford, a wealthy clothier of Bradford, Wiltshire, from whom he inherited a valuable house and estate; his mother was ...

Image

Thomas Gaisford (1779–1855) by Henry William Pickersgill, exh. RA 1847 Christ Church, Oxford

Article

Vincent, William (1739–1815), dean of Westminster and classical scholar, was born in the City of London on 2 November 1739, the fifth and youngest son of Giles Vincent of Lime Street ward and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Thomas Holloway of Newnham Murren, Oxfordshire...

Image

William Vincent (1739–1815) by Henry Edridge, 1809 © National Portrait Gallery, London