Edward Keble Talbot

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Edward Keble Talbot MC (31 December 1877 – 21 October 1949) was an English Anglican priest, who was the Superior of the Community of the Resurrection, a religious community for men in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.

Talbot was the son of Edward Stuart Talbot, the first Warden of Keble College, Oxford, who later became Bishop of Rochester, Bishop of Southwark and then Bishop of Winchester; Talbot's brother, Neville Stuart Talbot, became Bishop of Pretoria. Talbot was educated at Winchester and then Christ Church, Oxford, where he obtained a second-class degree in Literae Humaniores (classics). He was ordained in 1904 and was curate of St Mary's Church in Woolwich, south-east London. He joined the Community of the Resurrection in 1906. In 1914, he became a temporary Chaplain to the Forces, serving until 1919 and winning the Military Cross. He became Superior of the Community of the Resurrection in 1922, serving until 1940. He was also one of the Chaplains to King George VI between 1920 and 1945. He died on 21 October 1949; he did not marry.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Talbot, Rev. Edward Keble". Who Was Who, 1920–2008. Oxford University Press. December 2007. Retrieved 25 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "The Rev. E. K. Talbot". The Times. 24 October 1949. p. 7.