Hoare, Charles James

Hoare, Charles James an eminent clergyman of the Church of England, the date of whose birth is uncertain, was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1803. In 1806 he was elected fellow of his alma mater; in 1807 he was appointed vicar at Blanford Forum, Dorsetshire; in 1821, at Godstone; in 1829, archdeacon; and in 1831, canon of Winchester. In 1847 he was translated to the archdeaconate of Surrey, which position he resigned in 1860 on account of his age. He died January 15,1864. He was an extensive writer, and many of his works have been published. A complete list of them is given in Darling's Cyclop. Bibl. 1, 1498-99. Among them are, Course of Divine Judgments; eight Lect. principally in reference to the present Times and the impending Pestilence (1831, 8vo; 1832):Baptism, or the ministration of public Baptism of Infants, to be read in the Church, scripturally illustrated and explained (1848, sm. 8vo): — Principles of the Tracts for the Times (1841, 8vo); and a number of theological essays and sermons, of which Sermons on the Christian Character, with occasional sermons (3rd edit. Lond. 1822, 8vo), deserve special notice. — Appleton's Amer. Annual Cyclop. 1865, p. 664; Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, 1, 853.

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