Anderson, Christopher

Anderson, Christopher an English Baptist minister, born at Edinburgh, Feb. 19, 1782, and educated at the Baptist College, Bristol. In 1806 he commenced his labors as a city missionary in Edinburgh at his own expense; and in ten years a church was established, of which he remained pastor until his death. He was one of the principal founders of the Edinburgh Bible Society (1809) and of the Gaelic School Society (1811). He died Feb. 18, 1852. Besides fugitive essays on missions, etc. he wrote "The Design of the Domestic Constitution ' (Lond. 8vo): Historical Sketches of the Ancient Irish (Edinb. 1828, 12mo) — Annals of the English Bible (Lond. 1845, 2 vols. 8vo). — Jamieson. Relig. Biog. p. 16

 
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