Newman Hall, D.D.
Person Male Born 22/5/1816 Died 18/2/1902
Non-conformist minister and hymn writer. Born Maidstone, Kent as Christopher Newman Hall. 1854 became minister of Surrey Chapel. Promoted the abolition of slavery and in 1867 visited North America, making friends whose funding enabled him to move his congregation to a new church in 1876. His first marriage ended in an acrimonious divorce. Died at Vine House, Hampstead Square.