29/07/2010

Hayden 07a

On pages 89-92 Hayden looks at who went into the ministry through Beddome. We have a post on this here. He does add a little information.
1. Richard Haines - Hayden says his death was on May 17, 1767. He was baptised May 15, 1741. He gives the 1747 note about calling him. Haines pastored in Bradford-on-Avon 1750-1767. Hayden gives the note from the Bourton church book on his death mentioning a work started by him in Bath in 1755.
2. John Ryland Senior is only mentioned in passing.
3. Richard Strange (Stratton, Wiltshire). Not mentioned by Hayden.
4. John Reynolds (1730-1792). There is quite a bit on him. Hayden quotes the Bourton church book but can cast no light on the period before the call to Cripplegate 1766 and ordination, which involved Gill and Stennett, with Benjamin Wallin the preacher (no Bristol men involved). Hayden mentions the unfortunate accidental swallowing of his shirt studs that impaired his voice forever after. He mentions a friendship with former Bristol student John MacGowan and says that Reynolds one published sermon was a 1782 address to the annual meeting of the Bristol Education Society.
5. Nathaniel Rawlins (1734-1809) was baptised March 24, 1750. Hayden gives some further background on this man who ministered in Trowbridge and Broughton.
6. William Wilkins. Hayden mentions Beddome's Bristol trained assistant from Horsely here.
7. Alexander Paine. Not mentioned by Hayden.
8. Thomas Coles, Beddome’s eventual successor. Not mentioned by Hayden.

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