Henry Nutcombe Oxenham

OXENHAM, Henry Nutcombe. b. Harrow, Middlesex, 15 November 1820; d. Kensington, London, 23 March 1888. He was educated at Harrow School and Balliol College, Oxford (BA 1850, MA 1854). Oxenham was ordained in the Church of England, and was curate of Worminghall, Buckinghamshire, and St Bartholomew’s, Cripplegate, London. He was an enthusiastic member of the Association for the Promotion of the Unity of Christendom (APUC), attending its first meeting in 1857; but in the same year he became a Roman Catholic. He declined to become a priest, and there is evidence that, having been ordained in the Church of England, he considered himself already ordained (he continued to appear in the Clergy...

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