Barnes, Arthur Stapylton
BARNES, ARTHUR STAPYLTON:
Roman Catholic; b. at Kussouli (20 m. s.w. of Simla),
India, May 31, 1861. He was educated at Eton
(1874-77), Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
(1877-78), and University College, Oxford (B.A.,
1883), and was a lieutenant in the Royal Artillery
in 1877-79. He later studied theology and was
ordained to the Anglican priesthood. In 1889 he
became vicar of St. Ives, Hunts, with Woodhurst
and Oldhurst, and was vicar of the Hospital of St.
Mary and St. Thomas, Ilford, from 1893 to 1895,
when he entered the Roman Catholic Church.
He then studied at Rome for the priesthood and
was engaged in diocesan work at Westminster
until his appointment as Roman Catholic chaplain
to Cambridge University. He has also been
a Private Chamberlain to the Pope since 1904.
In addition to numerous briefer studies, he has
written The Popes and the Ordinal (London, 1896)
and St. Peter at Rome (1899).