KELLY, John. b. Newcastle upon Tyne, 5 October 1833; d. Braemar, Scotland, 19 July 1890. He was briefly a student at Glasgow University (1849-50) before studying theology at Bonn, Germany (1852-1854), Edinburgh (1856-57) and the College of the English Presbyterian Church, London. He became an English Presbyterian minister, serving at Tiverton, Devon (1860-68), Hebburn, near Newcastle (1868-76), and Streatham, south London (1876-80). In 1881 he became editor of tracts for the Religious Tract Society.
Kelly published Paul Gerhardt’s Spiritual Songs (1867), and Hymns from the present century from the German (1885). Among his translations from Gerhardt were the following in The Lutheran...
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