Coombs, Benjamin an English Baptist minister, was converted in 1800, at the age of fourteen. He studied at Stepney College for four years, and then became, for a time, a supply at East Dereham, Norfolk. Subsequently he preached for another Church in the same county, and afterwards for a Church in Herefordshire. His longest settlement was in Bridport, in Dorsetshire, where he died, February 4,1850. Mr. Coombs was a contributor to the pages of his denominational periodicals, in his attainments as a scholar being of no mean order." See (Lond.) Baptist Magazine, pages 302, 303; (J.C.S.).