Betts, George

Betts, George an English Congregational minister, was born at Weathersfield, Essex, March 12, 1783. He joined the Church in early life, received his collegiate discipline at Hoxton College, and in 1812 was ordained at Alfriston, Sussex. Here he labored until 1832, when he removed to Foleshill, near Coventry. After a pastorate here for ten years, and in March for seven years, he consented to resume again his first charge at Alfriston. He died at March, Feb. 23, 1860. Mr. Betts was earnest and affectionate in his ministry, active and zealous in his pastoral duties. He edited the lives of Flavel and Whitfield, and published, Bible Anecdotes (2 vols. ): — The Young Convert's Apology: A Funeral Discourse for Dr. Simpson; and other smaller works. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1861, p. 202.

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