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Binney, Thomas

Born: 1798 AD
Died: 1874 AD
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.