Elizabeth Codner

CODNER, Elizabeth (née Harris). b. Dartmouth, Devon, 1823; d. Croydon, Surrey, 28 March 1919. She was interested in the mission field from an early age, and two of her early publications were entitled The Missionary Ship (1853) and The Missionary Farewell (1854) relating to the Patagonia Mission (later the South American Missionary Society).  She married Daniel Codner, an Anglican clergyman: he appears in the Clergy Lists for this period, but without a benefice. She was closely involved with William Pennefather*, author of ‘Jesus, stand among us’*, in the Mildmay Conferences, for which she wrote Mornings at Mildmay: notes of lessons from the Beatitudes (1887). The conferences were...

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