William Henry Draper

DRAPER, William Henry. b. Kenilworth, Warwickshire, 19 December 1855; d. Clifton, Bristol, 9 August 1933. He was educated at Cheltenham College and Keble College, Oxford (BA 1879, MA 1880). He took Holy Orders (deacon 1880, priest 1881) and was successively curate of St Mary’s, Shrewsbury (1880-83); vicar of Alfreton, Nottinghamshire (1883-89); vicar of Holy Cross (the Abbey), Shrewsbury (1889-99); vicar of Adel, Leeds (1899-1919); and Master of the Temple (1919-30). After retirement to Somerset he served as vicar of Weare until his death. Draper published books associated with places where he worked, such as a history of the church at Adel, and an account of a visit of Lewis Carroll to...

If you have a valid subscription to Dictionary of Hymnology, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.

Cite this article