Cressell, Edward an English Congregational minister, was born at Hackney, April 4, 1830. In April, 1853, he was received as an agent of the London City Mission; subsequently labored in the Leadenhall Street and Holborn Hill districts for over eleven years; was some time evangelist of Claremont Chapel, which led to his entrance into the ministry. He was pastor at Houghton, in Hant;s for five years; next at Hatton, Norfolk, from 1875 until his death, November 21, 1880. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1881, page 366.