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Jacob, Edgar (1844-1920), bishop of St Albans

Kenneth Francis Gibbs and Stephen Gregory

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Jacob, Edgar (1844-1920), bishop of St Albans, was born at the rectory at Crawley, Hampshire, on 16 November 1844, the fourth son of the evangelical Philip Jacob (d. 1884), rector of Crawley and canon (later archdeacon) of Winchester, and his wife, Anna Sophia (fl. 1815-1875), eldest daughter of the Hon. ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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