Correspondence of the Rev. Isaac Williams (1802-65) with a variety of churchmen including Charles James Blomfield, Thomas Legh Claughton, John Keble, Thomas Keble, James Bowling Mozley and John Henry Newman. Autobiography published 1892. 52 sermons.
Isaac Williams Papers
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- Dates of Creation1823-1892
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Administrative / Biographical History
Isaac Williams (1802-1865) was the third son of Isaac Lloyd Williams and Anne (nee Davies). Educated at Harrow College from 1817; matriculated Trinity College Oxford 1821. BA 1826, MA 1831, BD 1839. Ordained deacon 1829 by the Bishop of Gloucester as curate of Windrush-cum-Sherbourne, Gloucestershire. Ordained priest 1831; Fellow of Trinity 1831 until 1842 during which time he was dean and vice-president.Held curacies under John Henry Newman at St Mary's Oxford and at Littlemore; 1848 moved and assisted with clerical duties at Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire. Published works include contributions to the British Magazine (1833-1837), Tracts for the Times (no.s 80, 86, 87), poetry, Devotional Commentary on the Gospel Narrative (8 vol.s, 1869-70), and many sermons and hymns. Married Caroline (nee Champernowne), June 1842; 6 sons and 1 daughter.
Correspondence: alphabetically by correspondent.
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Deposited on permanent loan in Lambeth Palace Library by Mrs E. C. N. Williams and Miss K. M. Williams, 1971; converted to gift by Miss K. M. Williams, 2002.