Thomas Alexander Lacey
Lacey was born in Nottingham. England on 20 December 1853. Educated at a Nottingham Grammar School, Lacey obtained a scholarship to Balliol College, University of Oxford aged seventeen. While a student, he became friends with Charles Gore and was a contemporary at Oxford with future Prime Minister H. H. Asquith. Following university, he worked first as a teacher at Wakefield Grammar School, and was ordained a deacon by the Bishop of Ripon in 1876. Two years later the Bishop raised him to the priesthood. He was made Canon of Worcester in 1918.
- Lacey, Thomas Alexander in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, Ed. F. L. Cross, London: Oxford University Press, 1957.
- Thomas Alexander Lacey, in Lead, Kindly Light: Studies of Saints and Heroes of the Oxford Movement, Desmond Morse-Boycott, New York: Macmillan, 1933. (online at: http://anglicanhistory.org/bios/kindly/lacey.html)