Clarke, Owen

Clarke, Owen, an English Baptist. minister, was born Dec. 3, 1791. He became. a Christian in early life, and at sixteen or seventeen went out as an itinerant preacher. In 1812 he entered the Bank of England, and shortly afterwards became pastor of the Church meeting at Paradise Chapel, Chelsea, occupying both positions until 1824, when, his health failing, the directors granted him a pension for life. Subsequently he was pastor of a church in Taunton, and afterwards of two churches, at different dates, in Bath. In 1841 he became travelling agent of the British and: Foreign Temperance. Society, and in 1842 pastor of the Elini Chapel; Fetter Lane, London. In 1856 he resigned, but finally ministered to the Working-men's Church, Kensington, without salary, till his death, Jan, 15, 1859. See (Lond.) Baptist Hand-book, 1859, p. 46, 47. (J. C. S.)

Topical Outlines Nave's Bible Topics International Standard Bible Encyclopedia Online King James Bible King James Dictionary

Verse reference tagging and popups powered by VerseClick™.