Cole, Baxter an English Independent minister, studied under Dr. Marryat in London. He was first a teacher at Peckham, then morning preacher at Ropemaker's Walk, Moorfields. In 1765 he removed to Wymondham, Norfolk; but in 1766 returned to London, and devoted himself to literary pursuits, for which his learning, piety, diligence, and sound judgment qualified him. He was actively employed in publishing Dr. Lardner's works; in 1793 in editing the Protestant Dissenters' Magazine, and several other publications. Hea died in Essex (his native place), October 13, 1794, aged about seventy years. See Wilson, Dissenting Churches, 2:554.