Hanmer William Webb-Peploe

1837-1923. Anglican clergyman. Born in Herefordshire and educated at Marlborough and Cheltenham colleges and Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was ordained priest in the Church of England (1863), he served as curate of Weobley, chaplain of Weobley Union, then as vicar of King's Pyon with Birley, Herefordshire, and St. Paul's Onslow Square, London (1876-1919), and prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, from 1893. A champion gymnast, he suffered an injury while at Cambridge, putting him on his back for three years in which position he did all degree and ordination examinations. A leader of the Evangelical party and chief promoter of Keswick, he also addressed the Northfield Bible Conference (1895) and wrote several books, including Christ and His Church and Calls to Holiness. He was also a strong supporter of missions, particularly among the Waldensians.