Jarrom, William an English Baptist minister, was born at Ely Place, Wisbeach, Cambridgeshire, July 29, 1814. After leaving school he spent some time in study at home, and in teaching the classics. He was for some time pastor of a church at Northampton, where he also conducted a school. He resigned his pastorate in 1841, but continued his school until he went as a missionary to China in 1845. While there, he labored at Ningpo with much success. He returned to England in 1851, and settled at Isleham in 1852.. He removed to Kegworth in 1856, where he opened a boardingschool, and preached frequently. In 1868 he went to Barton as co-pastor, and in 1874 to West Vale, near Halifax, as pastor. He finally removed to Coningsby, near Boston, Lincolnshire, where he taught and preached until a few days before his death, February 28, 1882. See Baptist Hand-book for 1883, page 266.