Sir Edwyn Hoskyns, 12th Baronet
Edwyn Hoskyns was fourth son of Canon Sir John Leigh Hoskyns, 9th Baronet and Emma daughter of Sir John Peyton K.C.H. . He was educated at Lancing College, Haileybury and Imperial Service College, and then Jesus College, Cambridge. He was succeeded by his only son was Sir Edwyn Clement Hoskyns, 13th Baronet (1884–1937).
He was ordained priest in the Church of England in 1875 and was assistant curate at Welwyn in Hertfordshire 1875 - 1879 and Quebec Chapel, London 1879 - 1881 to Canon F. J. Holland.
He was Vicar of St Clement, Notting Hill from 1880 to 1886, Rector of St Dunstan's, Stepney from 1886 to 1895, Vicar of Bolton Parish Church from 1895 to 1901, and an Honorary Canon of Manchester. In September 1901 he was appointed Suffragan Bishop of Burnley, and he was consecrated as Bishop in York Minister on 18 October 1901. He was appointed Bishop of Southwell in 1904, was offered but turned down the position of Archbishop of Cape Town in 1908, and remained bishop of Southwell until his death in 1925.
- The Times, 3 December 1925
- “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- "Hoskyns, Edwyn (HSKS870E)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- "No. 27359". The London Gazette. 27 September 1901. p. 6292.
- "Ecclesiastical intelligence - Consecration of Bishops". The Times (36590). London. 19 October 1901. p. 11.
- "University intelligence". The Times (36632). London. 7 December 1901. p. 11.
- "No. 27431". The London Gazette. 6 May 1902. p. 3019.
- Richard E. Parsons, Sir Edwyn Hoskyns as a Biblical Theologian (1985), C, Hurst & Co. ISBN 1850650179
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