Spencer, Aubrey George, Archdeacon, Bishop of Newfoundland (M)

b. 8 February 1795. d. 4 February 1872. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and bishop of Newfoundland. Educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford. Ordained in 1819. Worked as a missionary in Newfoundland and Bermuda. Married Eliza Musson c. 1825. Appointed Bishop of Newfoundland in 1839 and Bishop of Jamaica in 1843. Travelled around the Caribbean to British Honduras, the Bahamas, and Cuba. Returned to England in 1855. Author of *A Brief Account of the Church of England* (1867). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Inscription. To the Memory of Lady Caroline Pennant 1830 The Keepsake Poet 3099
Stanzas Addressed to a Lady, Whom the Author Advised to Postpone Her Intended Visit to Germany 1831 The Keepsake Poet 3380
Stanzas Written for an Italian Air 1833 The Keepsake Poet 3785
The Exile’s Adieu 1834 The Keepsake Poet 3860
Creation and Redemption 1835 The Keepsake Poet 3872
To Miss Cockburn 1837 The Keepsake Poet 4449
Stanzas 1837 The Keepsake Poet 4443
Midnight—Written at Bermuda 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14628