PM minister and theological college tutor. Born of humble parentage at Ballast Hills, Newcastle upon Tyne on 18 April 1813, he served his entire ministry in the North. Though largely self-educated, he became a very competent biblical scholar, linguist and theologian in the Puritan mould and a frequent contributor to the PM connexional magazines. He published Expository Discourses on Romans 5-7 (1875). He was a tutor at the Sunderland PM Theological Institute 1877-81 and principal until its closure in 1883, admired and loved by his students for his learning, kindliness and humour. He died on 18 April 1894.