Crease, William an English Congregational minister, was born at Stirling, and educated by the United Presbyterian Church. He became pastor at Wilmslow, Cheshire, in 1844, and labored there very successfully until December 1849. In the spring of 1850 he removed to Hazelgrove, but died in May of the same year, in the fortieth year of his age. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1850, page 93.