Osborne Gordon


Osborne Gordon

Osborne Gordon (1813-1883) was an influential Oxford college tutor and Church of England Clergyman.

Life

Easthampstead Parish Church

Osborne Gordon was born in Broseley, Shropshire. He was educated at Bridgnorth Grammar School and Christ Church College, Oxford University. He served as proctor, censor at Christ Church and University Examiner. A number of his former students became cabinet ministers in the British government. In 1860 he became Rector of Easthampstead in Berkshire. He enlarged the parish schools and rebuilt the parish church. [1]

References

  1. ^ http://www.archive.org/stream/osbornegordoname00marsuoft

Bibliography

  • W. F. Wentworth-Shields, ‘Gordon, Osborne (1813–1883)’, rev. J. F. A. Mason, first published Sept 2004, 1010 words, with portrait illustration

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