Acworth, James, Lld
Acworth, James, LL.D.
an English Baptist minister, was born at Chatham, August 1, 1798. He studied in the Baptist College at Bristol, graduated from the University of Glasgow, settled as co-pastor at Leeds in 1823, and the next year became sole pastor. In 1835 he was chosen president of Horton College, Bradford, a position which he held with great efficiency until 1863. He died October 13 of the same year. Dr. Acworth was active in all the public religious associations of his day, and was the author of several addresses, sermons, etc. See (Lond.) Baptist Hand-book, 1884, page 279.