Born: No­vem­ber 28, 1819, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 27, 1885, Lon­don, Eng­land.


Webb was edu­cat­ed at St. Paul’s School, and at Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge (BA 1842, MA 1845). Or­dained by the Bi­shop of Glou­ces­ter and Bris­tol, he was as­sist­ant cur­ate at Ke­mer­ton, Glou­ces­ter­shire (now in Wor­ces­ter­shire) (1843–44); Christ Church, St. Pan­cras (1847–49); and Bras­ted, Kent (1849–51). He be­came per­pe­tu­al cur­ate of Sheen, Staf­ford­shire (1851); vi­car of St. An­drews, Wells Street, Lon­don (1862); pre­bend of Port­pool, in St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral (1881).

Webb was one of the found­ers of the Cam­bridge Cam­den, af­ter­ward the Ec­cle­si­o­lo­gi­cal So­cie­ty; and ed­it­or of the Ec­cle­si­o­lo­gist (1842–68), as well as the Ge­ne­ral Ed­it­or of the So­cie­ty’s pub­li­ca­tions.


His first ap­pearance in print was as joint ed­it­or of Bi­shop Mon­ta­gue’s Ar­ti­cles of In­qui­ry in 1841.

His oth­er works in­clude:



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