Coulthurst, Henry William, Dd
Coulthurst, Henry William, D.D.
an English divine, was born in Barbadoes in 1753. He was educated in England, first at Hipperholme, and afterwards at St. John's College, Cambridge; graduating in 1775, and soon after obtained one of Dr. Smith's prizes for his proficiency in mathematics and natural philosophy. In 1777 he obtained a prize for a dissertation in Latin prose. He was afterwards elected a fellow of Sydney College, held the office of moderator in the years 1784 and 1785, and in the latter part of his residence in the university was tutor of his college. In December, 1790, he became vicar of Halifax. He died suddenly, December 11, 1817. Dr. Coulthurst was a benevolent man, a pious Christian, a zealous minister. See (Lond.) Christian Observer, 1817, appendix, page 869.