Henry Boyd (academic)
Boyd attained a BA degree from Hertford College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1854 and was perpetual curate at St Mark's, Victoria Docks in Silvertown, London, from 1862 to 1874. He became a Fellow at Hertford College in 1872 and Principal from 1877 to 1922. He was a friend of James Duncan (Sugar refiner, art collector), together they helped to improve the working conditions in London’s East End during the 1870s. He commissioned the architect Sir Thomas Jackson to enlarge and improve the college, including a new hall and chapel, completed in 1907.
- Alfred Cochrane, ‘Boyd, Henry (1831–1922)’, rev. Roger T. Stearn,Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/32009
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