Person Male Born 7/12/1752 Died 3/3/1819
Merchant and evangelical activist. Born Leeds. Came to London in 1766. Good friend of Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect. Co-founder of the London Missionary Society in 1795 and its treasurer for over 20 years. Also active in the British and Foreign Bible Society and a number of other such groups. Died at Hatcham House, since 1788 his home in Deptford. Buried in Bunhill burial ground.