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Binney, Thomas

Born: 1798 AD
Died: 1874 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Clergymen, Orators


1798 - Thomas Binney was born of Presbyterian parents at Newcastle-on-Tyn, England.

1829 - He accepted a call to the historic King's Weigh House Chapel, London.

1834 - Binney laid the foundation stone of the new chapel himself.

1839 - He was active member of the British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, which became Anti-Slavery International.

1845 - He had a paid a visit to Canada and the United States.

1852 - University of Aberdeen conferred the LL.D. degree on him.

         - He served two times Chairman of the Congregational Union of England and Wales.

1857-1859 - He visited Australian colonies.

1869 - He resigned in the duties of the ministry.

1873 - He preached his last sermon in November.

1874 - He died on the 24th of February and was buried in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London.


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