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Category: Allen William Chatfield (1808 – 1896)
Allen William Chatfield (1808 – 1896), M.A., was an Anglican Priest, Greek classicist and translator. Born at Chatteris, in Cambridgeshire, England and educated at Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Cambridge. There he was a Bell’s University Scholar and Members’ Prizeman. He graduated in 1831, with first in Classics.
He took Holy Orders in 1832, and was made Vicar of Stotfold, Bedfordshire from 1833 to 1847. He then became Vicar of Much-Marcle, Herefordshire.
Chatfield published a Litany and Prayer Book in Greek and Songs and Hymns of Earliest Greek Christian Poets.