Rev. Hugh Legge (1870-1944) was at Haileybury, 1881-9; Trinity College, Oxford, 1889-93 (rowed in the Boat Race, 1893); worked in London and Oxford from c.1894; ordained deacon, 1897; Mission of Help to the Church in South Africa, 1904-5; with the Red Cross in Serbia, 1915; rector of Newbold Verdon, Leics., 1917-44. For an obituary, see 'The Public House Parson', The Modern Churchman, 34 (Dec. 1944), 231-4. Major J.B. Legge was his son.
The Legge papers include the diaries of Rev. Legge 1879-1944, and letters from J.B. Legge to his parents, 1929-44.
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Diaries | 1879-1944
Legge | Hugh | 1870-1944
Legge | J B | fl 1929-46 | major
British Red Cross
Mission of Help to the Church in South Africa
University of Oxford | Trinity College