Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Amherst, Francis Kerril
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AMHERST, The Right Rev. Francis Kerril, D.D., a Roman Catholic prelate, born in London, 21st March, 1819. He was educated at St. Mary's College, Oscott, where, after his ordination in 1846, he became a Professor. Afterwards he resided for some time in a Dominican monastery at Leicester, and in 1856 he was appointed missionary rector of the church of St. Augustin, at Stafford. He was consecrated Bishop of Northampton, in succession to the Right Rev. William Wareing, the first bishop, on 4th July, 1858. He has published "Lenten Thoughts, drawn from the Gospel for Each Day of Lent," 1873.