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Alfred Blomfield (1833 - 1894)

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Bishop Alfred Blomfield
Born in Fulham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdommap
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Died in Brentwood, Essex, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

Alfred Blomfield is Notable.

Alfred Blomfield was born 31 Aug 1833 at Fulham Palace in Fulham, London, England to Charles James Blomfield, the Bishop of London, and his wife Dorothy (Cox) Blomfield.

In 1841 Alfred Blomfield (age 7) lived at Bishop London Place [Fulham Palace] in Fulham, Middlesex with his father Chls (55-59), mother Derothy (48-52), half-sister Maria (24-48), and three full siblings: Mary (19-23), Fredrick (18-22), and Derothy (5), as well as numerous unrelated people (servants).[1]

In 1851 Alfred Blomfield (age 17, Student) lived at High Street in Harrow, Middlesex [Harrow School in London, an independent boarding school for boys].[2]

Alfred Blomfield, sixth son of Charles James, Bishop of London, matriculated at Balliol College, Oxford on 2 Apr 1851, aged 17 years. Scholar 1851; B.A. 1855; fellow at All Souls College 1855; M.A. 1857; Created Doctor of Divinity 1882.[3]

Alfred was Curate at Kidderminster, Worcestershire from 1857, was ordained as a priest in 1858, and later became Vicar at Kidderminster. After this, he was Vicar at Stepney, Islington, and Barking.

In 1861 Alfred Blamfield (age 27, Fellow of All Souls College and Clergyman of ???) lived at High Street in Oxford St Mary the Virgin.[4]

Alfred Blomfield married Mary Anne Barnes in 1868. The marriage was registered in St Luke, London in the third quarter of the year.[5]

In 1871 Alfred Blomfield (age 37, Vicar) lived in St Luke with his wife Mary Ann (28) and two servants: Margaret C Nicholls (24, Cook) and Hannah S Boyle (19, Housemaid).[6]

Alfred became Archdeacon of Essex in 1878.

In 1881 Alfred Blomfield (age 47, Archdeacon of Essex) lived in Barking with three servants: Hannah S Boyle (29, Housemaid), Alice M Sparrow (19, Cook), and James Swan (19, Footman).[7] His wife Mary (38) was staying with her parents at Haverstock Hill in Hampstead, London.

Alfred became Archdeacon of Colchester in 1882, and at the same time became suffragan Bishop of Colchester (the first since 1608) [suffragan meaning subordinate to the metropolitan or diocesan bishop - in this case the Diocese of St Albans]. He was consecrated as a bishop on 24 June 1882 at St Albans Cathedral. A few days before being consecrated he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Oxford University.

In 1891 Alfred Blomfield (age 57, Suffragan Bishop of Colchester) lived at Marina in Hastings, Sussex with his wife May (48), sister-in-law Alice Barnes (34, Own Means), and mother-in-law Mary Ann Barnes (71, Own Means).[8]

Alfred Blomfield passed away on 5 Nov 1894, aged 61 years. His death was registered in Billericay, Essex in the last quarter of the year.[9] "BLOMFIELD the right reverend Alfred of Park house Brentwood Essex bishop-suffragan and archdeacon of Colchester died 5 November 1894 Probate London 30 November to Henry John Blomfield admiral and George Corbett Barnes wine merchant Effects £6437 12s. 6d."[10] An obituary was published in the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advisor on 6 Nov 1894.[11]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQJ5-MND : 13 December 2017), Alfred Blomfield in household of Chls Blomfield, Fulham, Middlesex, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGX5-4KJ : 1 November 2017), Alfred Blomfield in household of John Nassan Pumpkinson, Harrow, Middlesex, England; citing Harrow, Middlesex, England, p. 11, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886: Their Parentage, Birthplace, and Year of Birth, With a Record of Their Degrees." Being the Matriculation Register of the University, Alphabetically Arranged, Revised, and Annotated by Joseph Foster, Hon. M.A., Oxon. Volume I-Later Series. Oxford, 1891. Entry for Alfred Blomfield, Page 125 (https://archive.org/details/alumnioxoniense03oxfogoog/page/n156)
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M727-KL1 : 12 December 2017), Alfred Blamfield, St Mary The Virgin, Oxfordshire, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DKR-RP1 : 13 December 2014), Alfred Blomfield, 1868; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1868, quarter 3, vol. 1B, p. 1062, St. Luke, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBDP-KJD : 11 December 2017), Alfred Blomfield, 1871.
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27D-W7CV : 12 December 2017), Alfred Blomfield, Barking, Essex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 1, Piece/Folio 1748/4, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,671.
  8. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4ZPZ-QPZ : 10 December 2017), Alfred Blomfield, Hastings, Sussex, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Sussex county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  9. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JLV-1F4 : 31 December 2014), Alfred Blomfield, 1894; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Billericay, Essex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  10. "UK Wills & Probate, 1858-1996" (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills) Blomfield, 1894.
  11. "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q26M-QHSQ : 18 March 2018), Alfred Blomfield, 06 Nov 1894; citing Obituary, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, page 0005, Records extracted by FindMyPast and images digitized by FamilySearch. The British Library, London; FHL microfilm 102,001,128.


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