MOUNTAIN, James. b. Leeds, Yorkshire, 16 July 1844; d. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 27 June 1933. He was educated at Gainford, County Durham, and then at Rotherham College, Nottingham Institute, and Cheshunt College (Trevecca College in Wales, set up by Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon*, moved to Cheshunt in 1790). He was ordained as a minister of the Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion, and served at Great Marlow. After a breakdown in health, he resigned his charge, and went to study in Germany at Heidelberg and Tübingen. He returned to Britain, becoming involved in missions from 1874 onwards. During this period he published his best known book, Hymns of Consecration and Faith, and sacred...
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