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[Bookplate for Edward Steane]
[Bookplate for Edward Steane]
Title[Bookplate for Edward Steane]
Date Created[1841?]
Sort Date1841
DescriptionThis bookplate, in black ink, consists of a straight crest wreath, on top of which is a rock and eagle, wings addorsed and elevated. Below the crest is a banner containing the Latin motto. The image is bordered by a single line frame.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 8 x 11.1 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesSteane, Edward
TypeStill Image
NotesSteane, Edward (1798-1882) was a Baptist minister, born 23 March 1798 in Oxford. He was one of several children of Samuel Steane (1771-1832), a wine and spirit merchant, and his wife, Emma (1772/3-1840). The family was closely associated with the New Road Baptist Church. Edward Steane was baptized at Abingdon about 1817, and set apart for the ministry by the New Road Church. He entered Bristol Baptist college in 1819, and in October 1821, went to Edinburgh University, but did not finish his studies. In May of 1823, he preached at Camberwell for a short time, then agreed to stay on as pastor. The church, which was in need of assistance, was formally constituted on 16 December 1823. During his life he was joint secretary and chairman of the Baptist Union. and helped found the Bible Translation Society. He served as governor of the Congregational Mill Hill School from 1928, and in 1841 was awarded an honorary DD from the University of Waterville, Maine. He is best known for his involvment in the formation and early progress of the Evangelical Alliance. Steane married Mary Stevenson, a granddaughter of the Revd Abraham Booth, in February 1834. Together the couple had five children. Mary Stevenson died in 1862, and Steane again married on 3 November 1864 to Eliza Pigeon. Steane. He died on 8 May 1882 and was buried at Norwood cemetery. UBC Library has one work by Rev. Edward Steane, entitled "The Rights of Conscience: An Argument Occasioned by the Educational Clauses of the Factories' Bill, " (London: G. and J. Dyer, 1843) which can be found at AW1.R-5346 N. 33450.
1) Rosemary Chadwick, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Steane, Edward, " 2008. (Accessed 17 April 2008).
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P S743a
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_S743a
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P S743a
Date Available2008
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptPRORSUM ET SURSUM Edward Steane D.D.
TranslationOnwards and Upwards
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