William Charter Piggott

PIGGOTT, William Charter. b. Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, 9 August 1872; d. Streatham, London, 5 November 1943. He was educated at Huddersfield College, Yorkshire and trained for the Wesleyan Methodist ministry at Headingley College, Leeds. He was never ordained, but left Methodism and organised a ‘Brotherhood Church’ in Harrow Road, West London (1896-1900). He became a Congregational minister in 1901 with a charge at Greville Place, Kilburn (1901-04) followed by one at Bunyan Meeting, Bedford (1905-12). In 1912 he became co-superintendent with Charles Sylvester Horne* of Whitefield’s Central Mission, Tottenham Court Road, London, and minister in charge there following Horne’s sudden...

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