Eric Bodington

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Eric James Bodington was an eminent Anglican priest [1] and author [2] in the early decades of the twentieth century.[3]

Born on 17 December 1862, he was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford [4] and ordained in 1886.[5] After a curacy at St George, Fordington [6] he was Rector of Christ Church, Burgersdorp then Warden of St Peter’s Home, Grahamstown. Returning to England in 1894 he held incumbencies at Osmington,[7] Potterne [8] and Calne.[9] He was Archdeacon of Wilts from 1912 [10] to 1927; and of Dorset from 1927 until his death on 25 October 1929,[11] during which latter time he was also a Canon Residentiary at Salisbury Cathedral.

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  1. ^ National Archives
  2. ^ Amongst others he wrote "God and Ourselves" (1890); "A Short History and Exposition of the Apostles' Creed and of the first eight of the thirty-nine Articles of Religion" (1893) ;"A History of Devizes" (1903); and "God with us" (1923) > British Library web site accessed 17:49 GMT Monday 26 November 2012
  3. ^ ‘BODINGTON, Ven. Eric James Bodington ’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2007 accessed 25 November 2012
  4. ^ Oxford University IntelligenceThe Times (London, England), Monday, 3 August 1885; pg. 8; Issue 31515
  5. ^ The Trinity Ordinations The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 8 June 1887; pg. 4; Issue 32093
  6. ^ OPC
  7. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Friday, 29 June 1894; pg. 11; Issue 34303
  8. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Friday, 6 October 1899; pg. 8; Issue 35953
  9. ^ Geograph
  10. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times(London, England), Saturday, 7 December 1912; pg. 11; Issue 40076
  11. ^ Archdeacon Bodington The Times (London, England), Monday, 28 October 1929; pg. 19; Issue 45345