Letters of Sabine Baring-Gould

Scope and Content

Comprises 5 letters and 3 postcards from Sabine Baring-Gould to Miss Eleanor Taylor; copy of a letter from J. R. Ogden to Edward Sabine Baring-Gould and his reply; and a number of press-cuttings and manuscript notes concerning Sabine Baring-Gould.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sabine Baring-Gould was an Anglican clergyman. Born in 1834, he was educated at Clare College, Cambridge, before becoming curate of Horbury in Yorkshire and eventually Rector of Lew Trenchard in Devon. He travelled widely, pursued a number of interests and published on a wide range of topics, but is most generally remembered as the author of "Onward Christian soldiers" and as a pioneer of collecting folk songs. He also published a 15-volume Lives of the Saints. He died in 1924

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Acquisition Information

Presented by J.R. Ogden, 1940


In English