Latrobe, Rev. John Antes


The son of Rev Christian Ignatius Latrobe; was born in London. He was educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, graduating Bachelor of Arts in 1826 and Master of Arts in 1829. He was ordained in the Church of England; was incumbent of St. Thomas', Kendal, from 1840 to 1865, and in 1858 was made honorary canon of Carlisle Cathedral. He compiled the Hymn Book used in his church at Kendal, and it includes some hymns of his own. He is the author of The Music of the Church considered in its various branches, Congregational and Choral, published in London, 1831, and Instructions of Chenaniah, 1832, a book of directions for accompanying chants and psalm-tunes. He died at Gloucester.