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Austin, Henry Wilfred [Bunny]

Tony Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1509 words.

Austin, Henry Wilfred [Bunny] (1906–2000), tennis player and evangelist, was born at 11 Crescent Road, South Norwood, Croydon, on 26 August 1906, the son of Wilfred Austin, stock jobber,...

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Daniel, William Barker

John Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 668 words.

Daniel, William Barker (1754–1833), Church of England clergyman and writer on field sports, was born in Colchester, the son of William Daniel. Little is known about his early life except...

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Ellis, William Webb

K. G. Sheard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1527 words.

Ellis, William Webb (1806–1872), Church of England clergyman and supposed originator of rugby, was born in Salford, Lancashire, on 24 November 1806, the younger of two sons of James Ellis (dnull...

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Freeman, Gage Earle

G. Le G. Norgate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 679 words.

Freeman, Gage Earle (1820–1903), Church of England clergyman and writer on falconry, born on 3 June 1820 at Tamworth, Staffordshire, was the son of Captain Charles Earle Freeman of the 69th...

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Freind, William

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 982 words.

Freind, William (1668/9–1745), Church of England clergyman and lottery winner, was born probably at Croughton, Northamptonshire, where his father, William Freind (1634–1689), was rector;...

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Gardiner, Samuel

J. R. Lowerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 361 words.

Gardiner, Samuel (1564–1632?), Church of England clergyman and writer on angling, was born in Norwich, but nothing is known of his parents. After attending Eton College he matriculated at...

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Laffan, Robert Stuart de Courcy

Steve Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1382 words.

Laffan, Robert Stuart de Courcy (1853–1927), sports administrator and Church of England clergyman, was born in London on 18 January 1853, the eldest of four sons of Lieutenant-General Sir...

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Lyttelton, Edward

Peter Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 869 words.

Lyttelton, Edward (1855–1942), schoolmaster, Church of England clergyman, and cricketer, was born at Hagley, Worcestershire, 23 July 1855, the seventh of eight sons of George William...

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Nobbes, Robert

J. R. Lowerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 418 words.

Nobbes, Robert (1652–1706?), Church of England clergyman and writer on angling, was born at Bulwick, Northamptonshire, on 21 July 1652 and baptized on 17 August, the son of John Nobbes, the...

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Parsons, John Henry

Gerald M. D. Howat.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1015 words.

Parsons, John Henry (1890–1981), cricketer and Church of England clergyman, was born on 30 May 1890 at St John's Street, Oxford, the second of the six children of William Parsons...

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