Edwin Hamilton Gifford, DD (18 December 1820 – 4 May 1905) was an eminent Anglican priest and author in the second half of the 19th century.
Edwin Gifford was educated at
Shrewsbury and St John's College, Cambridge. He was  ordained in 1845. He was  Second Master at his old school then Head Master of King Edward's School, Birmingham and an honorary Canon of Worcester. Later he was  Rector of Walgrave then  Much Hadham. From 1884 to 1889 he was Archdeacon of London. He died on 4 May 1905.
 Emma Lavinia Gifford, the first wife of Thomas Hardy, was his niece.
Glory of God in Man, 1864
Voices of the Prophets
Romans in the , 1881 Speaker's Commentary
Authorship of Psalm cx, 1892 St Cyril of Jerusalem in the Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, 1894 Notes
“Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
"Gifford, Edwin Hamilton (GFRT838EH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
Ordinations Lichfield The Times Friday, Dec 26, 1845; pg. 6; Issue 19117; col A
Uncle of Thomas Hardy’s first wife
Obituary. Dr. E. H. Gifford. The Times Saturday, May 06, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37700; col D
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