Coanes, John an English Congregational minister, was born at Mile End, London, in 1777. He became a member of the Church in early life, entered: Homerton College before he was twenty, and settled as a minister at Walworith, where he labored ten years. He afterwards labored successively at Morley, near Leeds, Reeth, in Yorkshire, Aylesbury, Folkestone, in Kent, Wycliffe Chapel, London, and Watford, Herts, where he remained five years, then resigned the active ministry, and retired to Hunton Bridge, near Watford. Here he taught a day-school, and preached occasionally for two years. His last days were spent at Bexley Heath, where he died November 6, 1862. Mr. Coanes was noted for his blameless life and faithful exhibition of evangelical truth. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1863, page 216.