Macneile, Hugh, Dd
Macneile, Hugh, D.D., an Irish divine of note, was born in 1793, at Ballycastle, in the county of Antrim, Ireland; was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he received both the degree of A.M. and D.D.; also the appointment of canon of Chester. In 1822 he married the daughter of Dr. Magee, late archbishop of Dublin, in whose family he had been tutor. After preaching for some years in London, where he attracted large congregations, chiefly at Charlotte-Street Chapel, Fitzroy Square, he became successively incumbent of St. Jude's, Liverpool, and of St. Paul's, Prince's Park, near Liverpool. In 1868 he was made dean of Ripon. He died in 1872. He published The Church and the Churches, or the Church of God in Christ militant here on Earth (1847, 8vo): — Lectures on the Church of England (12mo): — Lectures on the Prophecies of the Jews (1842, 12mo): — Lectures on the Sympathies, etc., of our Saviour: — (12mo): — Letters on Seceding from the Church (12mo): — Sermons on the Second Advent (12mo): — Seventeen Sermons (12mo). He also published several separate sermons, addresses, and controversial pamphlets.