- W. G. Blaikie
- , revised by R. Tudur Jones
Bennett, James (1774–1862), Congregational minister, was born in east London on 22 May 1774. His early education there he considered a waste of time and he was set to work with an overbearing tradesman. He moved to Bath and was converted there on 13 August 1792, under Methodist influence. He began to preach in the neighbourhood on 24 December 1792. On 17 October 1793 he entered the academy at ...