Kilvert, Francis

Kilvert, Francis, an English theologian and teacher, was born in Bath in 1793. His early education was under the instruction of Dr. Rowlandson, at Hungerford; afterwards he was at the Bath Grammar School, where, because of his superior acquirements, he was engaged as one of the assistant masters prior to his entering Oxford. tie went to Worcester College in 1811, was ordained deacon in 1816, and priest in 1817. His first curacy was that of Claverton, near Bath. In 1837 he became possess)r of Claverton Lodge, in which he continued to teach privately until his death, Sept. 19,1863. Kilvert was a man of uncommon purity of life, and as an instructor of the youth his precepts and holy example were invaluable. He published a volume of Sermons (preached in St. Mary's Church, Bathwick, 1827):- Selection from unpublished Papers of Bishop Warburton (1841): — Collection of original Latin Inscriptions; and Memoirs ofBishop Hurd (1860). See Appleton, American Annual Cyclopaedia, 1863, p. 571. (J. L. S.)

Topical Outlines Nave's Bible Topics International Standard Bible Encyclopedia Online King James Bible King James Dictionary

Verse reference tagging and popups powered by VerseClick™.