Bartlett, Thomas (DNB00)

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BARTLETT, THOMAS (1789–1864), theological writer, was born in 1789, was educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, and graduated B.A. 1813, and M.A. 1816. He held the living of Kingstone, near Canterbury, from 1816 to 1852; he was then preferred to Chevening, near Sevenoaks; in 1854 to Luton, Bedfordshire; in 1857 to Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire; in 1832 he was one of the six preachers of Canterbury Cathedral. While at Kingstone he produced a succession of pamphlets, letters, and sermons, maintaining evangelical tenets. He married a great-great-niece of Bishop Butler, the author of the ‘Analogy,’ and published a ‘Memoir of the Life, Character, and Writings of Bishop Butler’ (1839); followed by an index to the ‘Analogy’ (1842). He died in 1864.

[Walford's Men of the Time, ed. 1864; Cat. Brit. Museum.]

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