PM minister, born in Leeds. He trained for the ministry at Hartley College and served mainly in Yorkshire circuits. He was connexional Temperance Secretary for five years and Book Steward from 1921 to 1926. He gave the Morse Lecture in 1920 and the Hartley Lecture in 1928, on 'Religious Experience'. He retired in 1935 and died at Winchester on 5 February 1953.