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Cassan, Stephen Hyde

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Biographical Studies. 412 words.

Cassan, Stephen Hyde (1789–1841), ecclesiastical biographer, son of Stephen Cassan, barrister, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Captain Charles Mears, was born at Calcutta, where his father...

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Palmer, Samuel

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Biographical Studies. 774 words.

Palmer, Samuel (1741–1813), Independent minister and memorialist, was born on 26 March 1741 at Bedford and baptized on 5 April at St Paul's in the town, the son of John and Anna Palmer. He...

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Ward, Wilfrid Philip

Sheridan Gilley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Biographical Studies. 2567 words.

Ward, Wilfrid Philip (1856–1916), biographer and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 2 January 1856, the sixth surviving child and second son of the philosopher William George Ward...

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