Bickersteth, Robert, Dd

Bickersteth, Robert, D.D.

an English prelate, was born at Acton, Suffolk, August 24, 1816. He graduated from Queen's College, Cambridge, in 1841; became curate of Sapcote the same year; of St. Giles's, Reading, in 1843; at the parish church of Clapham in 1845; incumbent of St. John's, in the same place, the same year; rector of St. Giles-in-the-Fields in 1851, canon residentiary of Salisbury in 1854, and bishop of Ripon in 1856, in which office he died, April 15, 1884. He published, Bible Landmarks ( 1850 ): — Lent Lectures (1851), besides sermons and charges.

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