Title Refs: *1 *2
Prof, Revd
First name(s) Ref: *2
Alfred
Surname Ref: *2
Caldecott
Position(s) held at King's College London Refs: *2 *4
  • Professor of Logic and Mental and Moral Philosophy, 1891-1917 
  • Evening Class lecturer of Logic and Mental and Moral Philosophy
  • Lecturer of Logic and Ethics to King's College London Ladies Department
  • Lecturer of Psychology to the King's College London Ladies Department
  • Boyle Lecturer, 1917.
  • Dean of King's College, 1913-17

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Refs: *1 *2 *3

King Henry VIII School, Chester; St John’s College, Cambridge; University of Edinburgh; University of London 

Qualifications Ref: *1

BA, (1880) MA (1883),  BD (1892), DD (1900), DLitt (1906)

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Refs: *2 *3
  • University Extension Lecturer, 1880-2 and 1886-7
  • Curate of Stafford, 1880-2
  • Vicar of Horningsey, Cambs., 1883-4 
  • Select Preacher at Cambridge, 1884, 1890, 1891, 1894 and 1916
  • Principal of Codrington College, Barbados, 1884-6
  • Organising Secretary for the S.P.G. for diocese of. Ely and Peterborough
  • Rector of North and South Lopham, Norfolk, 1895-8
  • Rector of Frating with Thorington, Essex, 1898-1906
  • Prebendary of St Paul's, 1915-35
  • Rector of Gt Oakley, Essex, 1917-25
Publications Ref: *5
  • A contributor to Cambridge Theological Essays and to the University of London Theological Essays.
  • English Colonisation and Empire (1891)
  • The Church in the West Indies (1898)
  • Philosophy of Religion in England and America (1901) 
  • Joint editor of Selections from the Literature of Theism (1904)
  • Contributed to the Pan-Anglican Congress a paper on Christian Philosophy in contrast with Pantheism, Christian Science, and Agnosticism, 1908
  • Translations of Aesop from the original Greek

Personal details

Date of birth Refs: *1 *4
9th November 1850
Place of birth Refs: *1 *4
City of Chester
Date of death Refs: *1 *4
8th February 1936
Place of death Refs: *1 *4
Upton upon Severn Worcestershire
Family details Refs: *3 *4

Son of John, a hatter and founder of the Institute of Accountants

Notes Ref: *4

  • Ordained deacon (Lichfield) 1880; priest (Ely) 1882

* References

  1. Venn, J Alumni cantabrigieneses, 1924
  2. Crockford’s Clerical Directory, 1914
  3. King’s College London Calendars

Photograph: K/PH2/2/1/25, King’s College London Archives.

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