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HALIFAX: Halifax-Ovenden Congregational Church History up to 1868.

HALIFAX-OVENDEN. (CONGREGATIONAL.)

The chapel at Ovenden was opened March 24, 1837, by sermons from Revs. J. Ely, R. W. Hamilton, and Jon. Glyde.

The pastors have been-

  • 1837. Rev. EDWARD LEIGHTON, from Wigton. He removed to Loughborough, Aug. 1840.
  • 1843. Rev. JOHN HARRISON (Rotherham CoE.). Removed to Douglas, Isle of Man, 1846, and afterwards conformed to the Church of England.
  • 1847. Rev. SAMUEL SHAW (Lancs. Coll.). Left for Middleton, 1855.
  • 1855. Rev. TIMOTHY EAST, from Birmingham. Removed to London, 1857.
  • 1860. Rev. WILLIAM INMAN. Ob. Nov. 15, 1864, and was interred at Ovenden.
  • 1868. Rev. ROBERT INGALL SENIOR (Airedale Coll.). He began his ministry after finishing his college course. He is the present minister (in 1868).

Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2014
from the Appendix to
Congregationalism in Yorkshire
by James C. Miall, 1868.