Cherry, William, an English-Baptist .minister, son of Rev. John Cherry; of Wellilngton, Somerset, was born in 1796. He was converted in his youth, and soon began to preach with acceptance; was appointed a Baptist home missionary first in Warwickshire, then at West Haddon, and finally settled as pastor of the Baptist Church at, Milton, Oxford, where he labored for seventeen years successfully. His health failing, in 1861 he became a deacon, and died, much esteemed and beloved, Dec. 9, 1866. See (Lond.) Baptist Handbook 1868, p. 120.