Briggs, Alfred an English Congregational minister, was born at Wilsden, York, September 13, 1819, and joined the Church at Warley, near Halifax, December 5, 1839. He became a student of Airedale College in September 1842, and pastor of a small church at Rothbury, where he was ordained, August 14, 1847. He died in January 1848. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1848, page 213.