Christopher Newman Hall

Christopher Newman Hall

Birth
Death 18 Feb 1902 (aged 86)
Burial Stoke Newington, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 18262516 · View Source
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Non-conformist divine. He was active in the temperance Movement for reform and had a far-reaching influence as a dissenters' bishop. Born in Kent, the son of John Vine Hall, author of "A sinner's Friend and was educated at University College, London before attending theological studies at Highbury College, London. After his first pastoral post at Hull, he settled at Surrey chapel. Blackfrairs, London; originally built in 1783 by Rev Roland Hill. In 1859, he was instrumental in raising funds to build a new chapel which opened three years later at a cost of £63.000 pounds. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he supported the north fundamentally because of the emancipation of slaves. He published " The American War; A Lecture Delivered in London, Oct 20 1862" his first non-theological essay on the subject. His best-known work was perhaps "Come to Jesus" to which four million copies were printed in 40 different languages.


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  • Created by: s.canning
  • Added: 6 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18262516
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Newman Hall (22 May 1815–18 Feb 1902), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18262516, citing Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England ; Maintained by s.canning (contributor 46790899) .