Hood, Edwin Paxton
Hood, Edwin Paxton an English Independent minister and author, was born in London, October 24, 1820. He was early trained in religious work, especially as a speaker in the temperance cause; in 1857 became pastor at Islington, in 1862 at Brighton, in 1873 at Islington again, in 1877 at Manchester, in 1881 at Falcon Square, Lond., and died June 12, 1885. He visited America in 1880. He was an eloquent speaker, and wrote over sixty volumes of a popular character. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1886, page 178.