Christopher_Wordsworth_Bishop_of_Lincoln_c1870s

Title: Christopher Wordsworth - Bishop of Lincoln
Author:

John Watkins

34 Parliament St, London SW

Photographer to the Queen, the Prince of Wales & the Ex Royal Family of France

Date: c1870s
Comments:

Christopher Wordsworth (1807-1885) was the nephew of the great poet, William Wordsworth.

Both an excellent scholar and athlete in his student days, Christopher Wordsworth was to become headmaster of Harrow School. He was appointed as Bishop of Lincoln in 1869 and remained in the position for 15 years.

Christopher Wordsworth is also known as the writer of some popular hymns.

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