Andrew Kippis

KIPPIS, Andrew. b. Nottingham, 28 March 1725; d. London, 8 October 1795. Kippis was educated (1741-46) at the dissenting academy at Northampton run by Philip Doddridge*. He became a minister, holding charges at Boston, Lincolnshire, and Dorking, Surrey, before becoming the minister of Princes Street Chapel, Westminster in 1753. He remained there until his death, and was regarded as ‘the leading Presbyterian minister in the metropolis’ (JJ, p. 625). He was a voluminous writer, contributing to the Gentleman’s Magazine and the Monthly Review, and publishing many sermons and tracts. He edited the Works of the eminent but wordy nonconformist divine Nathaniel Lardner (1684-1768) in 11 volumes,...

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