Edward Talbot (bishop)
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|Bishop of Winchester|
Talbot in Vanity magazine, 11 October 1911
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Winchester|
|Other posts||Bishop of Southwark
Bishop of Rochester
|Born||19 February 1844|
|Died||30 January 1934(aged 89)|
|Buried||Outside Winchester Cathedral|
|Parents||Hon John Chetwynd-Talbot & Caroline Stuart-Wortley|
|Spouse||Hon Lavinia Lyttelton|
|Alma mater||Christ Church, Oxford|
In 1869 he was appointed first warden of Keble College, Oxford, and he stayed there until 1888 when he accepted the post of Vicar of Leeds Parish Church, where he remained for six years (1889–1895). While still in Oxford he and his wife were the founders of Lady Margaret Hall, the first hall for women, in 1878. He then held the posts of Bishops of Rochester, of Southwark and of Winchester. Farnham Castle was the traditional home of the Bishops of Winchester.
His father was the Hon. John Chetwynd-Talbot, son of Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 2nd Earl Talbot, and his mother was Caroline Jane Stuart-Wortley, daughter of James Stuart-Wortley, 1st Baron Wharncliffe.
- Mary Catherine Talbot (2 October 1875 – 2 September 1957) who married Lionel Ford
- Revd Edward Keble Talbot (31 December 1877 – 21 October 1949)
- Rt Revd Neville Talbot, Bishop of Pretoria (21 August 1879 – 3 April 1943)
- Lavinia Caroline Talbot (15 April 1882 – 30 September 1950)
- Gilbert Walter Lyttelton Talbot (1 September 1891 – 30 July 1915, killed in action at Ypres)
Hon. Lavinia Lyttelton (Talbot's wife; 1920) by Frank Bernard Dicksee
Monument to Edward Stuart Talbot in Southwark Cathedral
The Hall and Library block of Lady Margaret Hall was named the Talbot Building after him: it was opened in 1910.
The Talbot Fund at Keble College, established in 1999, also bears his name.
- Dictionary of National Biography
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|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Rochester
|New diocese||Bishop of Southwark
|Bishop of Winchester