The son of Sir Elijah Impey (1732-1809), chief justice of Bengal, Elijah Barnwell Impey studied at Westminster School and Christ Church Oxford (B.A. 1803, M.A. 1806). After serving briefly in the dragoons Impey lived at Oxford until his death in 1849.
A gratulatory poem, suggested by the commemoration at Oxford, June 30th, 1813. 1813.
A dramatic address, together with two prologues. 1815.
Cumnor, or the bugle-horn, a tragedy. With other dramatic dialogues and miscellaneous poems. 1822.
Illustrations of German poetry, with notes. 2 vols, 1841.
Memoirs of Sir Elijah Impey. 1846.