RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 4473-4479
Extent7 files
TitleWilliams, Isaac (1802-1865)
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers of Isaac Williams (1802-1865), poet, theologian and tractarian. Some undated.
ArrangementCorrespondence: alphabetically by correspondent.
CreatorNameWilliams; Isaac (1802-1865); poet and theologian
AdminHistoryIsaac Williams (1802-1865) was the third son of Isaac Lloyd Williams and Anne (née Davies). Educated at Harrow College from 1817; matriculated Trinity College Oxford 1821. BA 1826, MA 1831, BD 1839. Ordained deacon 1829 by the Bishop of Gloucester as curate of Windrush-cum-Sherbourne, Gloucestershire. Ordained priest 1831; Fellow of Trinity 1831 until 1842 during which time he was dean and vice-president.
Held curacies under John Henry Newman at St Mary's Oxford and at Littlemore; 1848 moved and assisted with clerical duties at Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire.
Published works include contributions to the British Magazine (1833-1837), Tracts for the Times (nos. 80, 86, 87), poetry, Devotional Commentary on the Gospel Narrative (8 vols., 1869-70), and many sermons and hymns.
Married Caroline (née Champernowne), June 1842; 6 sons and 1 daughter.
CustodialHistoryDeposited on permanent loan in Lambeth Palace Library by Mrs E.C.N. Williams and Miss K.M. Williams, 1971 (ref: Williams Dep.); converted to gift by Miss K.M. Williams on behalf of her family, February 27th 2002.
AcquisitionTransferred from deposits to Manuscripts sequence, summer 2002.
RelatedMaterialLambeth Palace Library: Keble papers; Manuscripts; microfilm of photocopies [formerly Williams Dep. 7] of Williams letters in other repositories (Pusey House and Keble College, Oxford; Birmingham Oratory; and elsewhere): Box 779. (Photocopies not retained at LPL.)

Oxford: Keble & Oriel Colleges; Pusey House; Bodleian.
British Library.
Birmingham Oratory.
Record Offices: Gloucs., Oxon., Hants.
Univ. of British Columbia Library.
PublnNoteJohn Boneham, 'Isaac Williams, 1802-1865, The Oxford Movement and the High Churchmen: A study of his theological and devotional writings' ([N.p.: The Author], 2009) [Lambeth Palace Library H5199.W5B6].
Owain William Jones, 'Isaac Williams and his circle...' (S.P.C.K., 1971) [Lambeth Palace Library H5199.W5J6].
P. B. Nockles, 'The Oxford Movement in context: Anglican high churchmanship, 1760-1857' (1994) [Lambeth Palace Library H5100.N6] - on Williams Deposit 1-4 (now MSS 4473-4476).
D. G. Paz, 'Popular anti-Catholicism in mid-Victorian England' (1992) [Lambeth Palace Library H1493.P2, H5136.P2].

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