1-10 of 114 results  for:

  • Christian: Unitarian x
Clear all

Article

Jennett Humphreys

revised by R. K. Webb

Acton, Henry (1797–1843), Unitarian minister, was born on 10 March 1797, at Lewes, Sussex, the third of four sons of William Acton, a labourer, and his wife, Mary. Apprenticed at sixteen to a printer, Acton was led by biblical study from Anglicanism to Unitarianism and to the ...

Article

Jennett Humphreys

revised by M. J. Mercer

Ashdowne, William (1723–1810), Unitarian preacher, was born at Tunbridge Wells, where, according to Walter Wilson, his father, a tradesman, was pastor of the General Baptist Society meeting at Mount Ephraim. He was educated at home, and after becoming a probationer for the General Baptist ministry moved to ...

Article

Aspland, Robert (1782–1845), Unitarian minister and journal editor, was born on 23 January 1782 at Wicken, Cambridgeshire, the only surviving child of Robert Aspland, the village shopkeeper, and his second wife, Hannah Brook of nearby Isleham; Isaac, a half-brother from the earlier marriage, lived from 1774 to 1829. The elder ...

Article

Aspland, Robert Brook (1805–1869), Unitarian minister, was born at Newport, Isle of Wight, on 19 January 1805, the eldest surviving son of the Revd Robert Aspland (1782–1845) and his wife, Sara Middleton (1770/71–1858). After schooling with the Revd John Potticary at Blackheath, Kent...

Article

Alexander Gordon

revised by R. K. Webb

Bache, Samuel (1804–1876), Unitarian minister, was born on 24 December 1804 at Bridgnorth, Shropshire, to Joshua Tilt Bache, a grocer (d. 1837), and his wife, Margaret Silvester, of Newport, Shropshire. After his mother's death in 1808 he was raised by his father's sister, ...

Image

Samuel Bache (1804–1876) by Joseph Moore, 1862 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Baker, Franklin (1800–1867), Unitarian minister, was born in Birmingham, on 27 August 1800, the eldest son and third of ten children of Thomas Baker, headmaster of the Lancasterian School, Birmingham, and his wife, Charlotte Mould. Several of the children attained unusual distinction. In addition to ...

Article

Barling, John (1804–1883), Unitarian minister, was born on 11 August 1804 at Weymouth to John and Edith Barling; he was the eldest of eight children recorded in the registers of the St Nicholas Street Independent Chapel. He was educated for the ministry at ...

Article

Beard, Charles (1827–1888), Unitarian minister, scholar, and journal editor, was born at Higher Broughton, Manchester, on 27 July 1827, the eldest son of John Relly Beard (1800–1876), Unitarian minister at Salford, and his wife, Mary Barnes (1802–1887). Educated at his father's school, he studied at ...

Article

Beard, John Relly (1800–1876), Unitarian minister and educationist, was born on 4 August 1800 at 24 Charlotte Row, Landport, Portsmouth, the eldest of the nine children of John Beard (1775–1831) and his wife, Ann Paine (1777/8–1864). His father was a small tradesman and the family lived in comparative poverty. This, combined with his father's religious evolution out of a rigid Calvinism, helped to make ...