Thomas Rawson Taylor

TAYLOR, Thomas Rawson. b. Ossett, Yorkshire, 9 May 1807; d. Bradford, Yorkshire, 7 March 1835. He was educated at the Free School, Bradford, and the Leaf Square Academy, Manchester. He worked in a merchant’s office, and then in a printer’s workshop. At the age of 18 he entered Airedale Independent College to train for the Congregational ministry, becoming minister of Howard Street Chapel, Sheffield, from July 1830 to January 1831. Ill health caused his resignation, and although he held the post of classical tutor at Airedale College for a time, he died aged 27. After his death the Memoirs and Select Remains of the Rev Thomas Rawson Taylor (London: Westley and Davis, 1836) were edited and...

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