Alfred Ainger

Alfred Ainger

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 8 Feb 1904 (aged 66)
Darley Abbey, Derby Unitary Authority, Derbyshire, England
Burial Bristol, Bristol Unitary Authority, Bristol, England
Plot South nave aisle, south wall
Memorial ID 27884615 · View Source
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Author, Religious Leader. Born in London, England in the family of an architect, he was educated , at King's College, where he experienced the influence of John Frederick Denison Maurice, one of the principal theologians of his time. The sudden death of his father made it imperative that he enter a profession in which he would earn a living immediately, so he became ordained into the ministry of the Church of England in 1860. He became a Reader at the Temple Church London (the Lawyers' Church), a post which he held for 27 years, while also holding a canonry in Bristol Cathedral, to which he had been appointed in 1887. Although well known as a preacher in his time, he is chiefly known today for his literary works, which include the memoirs of poet and humorist Thomas Hood, and of poet George Crabbe, and a biography of essayist Charles Lamb.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 27884615
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Ainger (9 Feb 1837–8 Feb 1904), Find a Grave Memorial no. 27884615, citing Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, Bristol Unitary Authority, Bristol, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .