Canon Edward Hoare's Theological Library

Scope and Content

This is a collection of "Books forming the Gift of the Inhabitant of Richmond Surrey 1844", and include theological works by John Flavel, John Guyse, Samuel Horsley, and Thomas Goodwin.

Administrative / Biographical History

Canon Edward Hoare was the vicar of Holy Trinity in Tunbridge Wells for forty years, spending some time in Richmond under the Rev. S.W. Gandy (Vicar of Kingston and Richmond).

Access Information

We are currently in the process of cataloguing our collections. To protect personal data, some or all of the records within this collection may be closed for access. If you would like to view this collection, please contact Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive. Our contact details are listed online at:

Related Material

Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive holds one vertical file containing a catalogue of the collection. 'Edward Hoare ... A record of his life based upon a brief autobiography' edited by J. H. Townsend, is also held within the Local Studies collection (ref: L920 HOA 1 LC 2966).