SHILLITO, Edward. b. Hull, 4 July 1872; d. Buckhurst Hill, Essex, 1 March 1948. He was educated at Silcoates School, Wakefield, Yorkshire (founded as the Northern Congregational School), and Owens College, Manchester (later the University of Manchester). He trained for the Congregational ministry at Mansfield College, Oxford, and was ordained as an assistant at Ashton-under-Lyne, near Manchester (1896). He subsequently served at Tunbridge Wells (1898-1901), Brighton (1901-06), Harlesden, Middlesex (1906-09), Hampstead, London (1909-18), and Buckhurst Hill, Essex (1918-27). In 1920 he was appointed Editorial Secretary of the London Missionary Society (until 1932), where he edited the...
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