Authorized Form of NameBlomfield; Charles James (1786-1857); Bishop of London
TypeOfEntityPerson
SurnameBlomfield
ForenamesCharles James
Dates1786-1857
Code67
EpithetBishop of London
ActivityBishop of London 1828-1856
RelationshipsMarried (1) in 1810 Anna Maria (1784/5-1818), daughter of W. Heath of Hemblington, Norfolk; there were six children of the marriage, of whom only one survived infancy (2) in 1819 Dorothy (1795–1870), widow of the barrister Thomas Kent and daughter of a brewer, Charles William Cox, and his wife, Mary, née Munnings; there were eleven children of this marriage. His children included Frederick George Blomfield (1823-1879), Prebendary of St Paul's, Lucy Elizabeth Bather (d. 1864), children's writer, and Sir Arthur William Blomfield (1829–1899), architect.
GenderMale
SourceNational Register of Archives; ODNB

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