bours, who recommended him to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. He came to England, was ordained by the Bishop of London, and, returning to America, began work on the Dover mission station, which then included the county of Kent, Delaware, 1 July 1759. In 1765 he became assistant to Dr. Auchnutz, at Holy Trinity Church, New York, and catechist to the negroes. While there he took part in the controversy on the subject of the American episcopacy, advocating its foundation in a pamphlet, and being a member of the voluntary convocation which met 21 May 1766. In conjunction with Sir William Johnson he actively assisted in evangelical work among the Mohawk Indians. The university of Oxford created him by diploma M.A. 6 April 1770, and D.D. 25 Feb. 1778 (Foster, Alumni Oxon. p. 728). In 1776, when Washington obtained possession of New York, Inglis, as a loyalist, retired to Long Island for a time, but Dr. Auchnutz died 4 March 1777, and Inglis was chosen to succeed him in the benefice of Holy Trinity. The church had just been burnt down, and Inglis was inducted by Governor Tryon among the ruins. His loyalty to the English crown rendered him obnoxious to the new American government. His property was taken from him, and he appeared in the Act of Attainder of 1779. He resigned his living 1 Nov. 1783, and visited England. On 12 Aug. 1787 he was consecrated first bishop of Nova Scotia, thus becoming the first British colonial bishop; he proceeded to his diocese, and in 1809 was made a member of the council of Nova Scotia. He died at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1816. Inglis married Margaret Crooke, daughter of John Crooke of Ulster county, New York, and by her had two daughters and a son, John, who became in 1825 third bishop of Nova Scotia, died in London in 1850, and was the father of Sir John Eardley Wilmot Inglis [q. v.] Inglis published a few pamphlets.
[Sabine's Loyalists of American Revolution, i. 563–5; Notes and Queries, 1st ser. vi. 151, 516, vii. 263, ix. 527, 2nd. ser. 461, 4th ser. viii. 87; Mag. of American Hist. ii. 59; Nichols's Lit. Illustr. vii. 488; Perry's Hist. of the Amer. Episc. Ch. i. 242, &c., ii. 50n. &c.; Windsor's Hist. of Amer. vi. 270, 608; Anderson's Hist. of the Colonial Church, i. 420, iii. 435, 602–7, 716; Documentary Hist. of New York, vols. iii. and iv.]
INGLIS, HENRY DAVID (1795–1835), traveller and miscellaneous writer, the only son of a Scottish advocate, was born at Edinburgh in 1795, and was educated for commercial life; but he found work in an office uncongenial, turned to literature, and travelled abroad. Under the nom de guerre of Derwent Conway, he published his first work, ‘Tales of the Ardennes,’ 1825. It met with a favourable reception, and there followed in quick succession ‘Narrative of a Journey through Norway, part of Sweden, and the Islands and States of Denmark,’ 1826, ‘Solitary Walks through many Lands,’ 1828, and ‘A Tour through Switzerland and the South of France and the Pyrenees,’ 1830 and 1831. For a short time before 1830 he edited a local newspaper at Chesterfield in Derbyshire, but soon relinquished it for further foreign travel. Of his journeys through Spain and the Tyrol in 1830 and following years, he published valuable accounts, ‘Spain in 1830’ appearing in 1831, and ‘The Tyrol, with a Glance at Bavaria,’ in 1833. The former is his best work. In 1832 Inglis wrote a novel, in three volumes, entitled ‘The New Gil Blas, or Pedro of Pennaflor,’ 1832, delineating social life in Spain, but this effort, though not without merit, was a failure. In the same year he went to the Channel islands, and edited a Jersey newspaper, called ‘The British Critic,’ for two years. He published in 1834 a description, in two volumes, of the Channel islands. The same year he published, after an Irish tour, ‘Ireland in 1834,’ which attracted attention, was quoted as an authority by speakers in parliament in 1835, and reached a fifth edition in 1838. Subsequently Inglis settled in London, and in 1837 contributed to ‘Colburn's New Monthly Magazine,’ his last literary work, ‘Rambles in the Footsteps of Don Quixote,’ with illustrations by George Cruikshank. He died of disease of the brain, the result of overwork, at his residence in Bayham Terrace, Regent's Park, on Friday, 20 March 1835. All his books are agreeably written, and supply serviceable information.
[Athenæum, 28 March 1835; Chambers's Biog. Dict. of Eminent Scotsmen, ii. 336; Gent. Mag. September 1835; Brit. Mus. Cat.]
INGLIS, HESTER (1571–1624), calligrapher and miniaturist. [See Kello.]
INGLIS, JAMES (d. 1531), abbot of Culross, was clerk of the closet to James IV in 1511, when he received, according to the ‘Treasurer's Accounts,’ his livery and the instalment of his annual salary of 40l. He seems to have had the confidence of the king, who thanks him in one of his letters (Epistolæ Regum Scotorum) for an offer of certain rare books on alchemy. He became chaplain to Prince