Polehampton, Henry Stedman

Polehampton, Henry Stedman an English divine, was born in 1824, and educated at Pembroke College, Oxford. He took holy orders, and was ordained deacon in 1848; in the year following became assistant curate of St. Chad's, Shrewsbury; in 1855 chaplain in the Bengal Presidency. During the great Sepoy rebellion he was shot through the body in the insurrection at Lucknow and died July 20, 1857. He was a good man, and his loss was greatly deplored in all England, as well as among the English of India. See Memoir, Letters, and Diary o' the late Rev. Henry Polehampton, and the Rev. Thomas Stedman Polehampton (Lond. 1858, 8vo, and often); London Athenaeum, 1858, pt. 2, 451 sq., 487.

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