J. C. Blissard

J. C. Blissard
Short Name: J. C. Blissard
Full Name: Blissard, J. C. (John Charles), 1835-1904
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1904

John Blissard was born in 1835 in Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, England. He was educated at St. John’s College, Cambridge. Shortly after graduation, he was appointed mathematical master at Cheam College, which prepared boys for Eton and Harrow. He later served as Curate of St. John’s, Tunbridge Wells, where he started Sunday schools, and Curate of Old Edgaston, St. Augustine's in Birmingham, England. He also served for 20 years as one of the honorary secretaries of the Hospital Sunday Collections Committee, as chairman of the Committee of Management of the Queen’s Hospital and also as chairman for many years of the Magdalen Institution in Birmingham. He died on July 9, 1904 in Reading, England. Blissard’s works include:

Sidelights on Revelation (London, 1890)

NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/l/i/blissard_jc.htm

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