Cecil, Richard (2)
Cecil, Richard an English Congregational minister, was born in London, Jan. 13, 1799. At the age of fourteen he was converted, and at sixteen entered Rotherham College. He began his ministerial work at Whitehaven, and afterwards removed to Harpenden, near St. Alban's. In 1824 he became pastor of St. James Street Chapel, Nottingham. After remaining there five years, he labored nine years at Turvey as preacher, also as tutor for the London Missionary Society, and nine years at Ongar; then he returned to Turvey, and died there Jan. 30, 1863. See (Lond.) Cong. Yearbook, 1864, p. 200.