Clowes, Francis

Clowes, Francis, an English Baptist preacher and educator, was born at Heacham, Norfolk, Jan. 10, 1805. He studied at Bristol College, from which he went to Aberdeen, Scotland. In 1831 he was called to the pastorate of the Thrinell Street Church in Bristol. and about live years afterwards was appointed classical tutor in Horton College, a position which he held fifteen years, He died suddenly, May 7, 1873. Mr. Clowes did much with his pen in promoting Baptist periodical literature, and was one of the editors of The Freeman for several years. "He was ardent and impassioned in his attachment to Baptist principles." See Catheart, Baptist Encyclop. p. 236. (J. C. S.)

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