1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Hobart Caunter

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:573-74.



REV. JOHN HOBART CAUNTER. b. Dittisham, Devon 21 July 1794; went to India as a cadet about 1809; studied at Peterhouse coll. Cam., B.D. 1828; incumbent of St. Paul's chapel, Foley place, London 1825-44; V. of Hailsham, Sussex 1844-6; minister of St. James's chapel, Kennington 1846-8; C. of Prittlewell, Essex 1848 to death; edited The Oriental Annual 1830-9; author of The Cadet 2 vols. 1814, a poem; The romance of history, India 3 vols. 1836 republished 1872; The fellow commoner, a novel, anon., 3 vols 1836; The poetry of the Pentateuch 2 vols. 1839; Illustrations of the five books of Moses 2 vols. 1847. d. Edward at Portman sq. London 14 Nov. 1851. G.M. xxvii, 627-8 (1852); Notes and Queries 4 S. vi, 274, 353, 445 (1870).