Hindmarsh, Robert
1759-1835

One of the original founders of Swedenborgianism, was born at Alnwick on 8 November 1759 and educated at Kingswood School, He was the son of James Hindmarsh who was the school’s writing master before becoming one of Wesley’s preachers. After an apprenticeship he opened his own printing shop in London and there his reading led him to become a Swedenborgian in 1782. He died on 2 January 1835.

Sources
  • Carl Theophilus Odner, Robert Hindmarsh, a Biography

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