Edwin Hatch

HATCH, Edwin. b. Derby, 4 September 1835; d. Oxford, 10 November 1889. Born into a nonconformist family, he was educated at King Edward’s School, Birmingham and Pembroke College, Oxford (BA 1857). He joined the Church of England in 1853 and took Holy Orders (deacon 1858, priest 1859). After a brief time working in an east-end parish of London he was appointed professor of Classics at Trinity College, Toronto (1859-62). He then served as rector of the high school in Quebec City (1862-67), before returning to Oxford to become vice-principal of St Mary’s Hall (1867-85). He delivered the Bampton Lectures on The Organization of the Early Christian Churches (1880, published 1881). They were...

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