Murch, William Harris, Dd
Murch, William Harris, D.D.
an English Baptist minister, was born at Honiton, Devon, May 17, 1784. He was baptized in May, 1802, by Reverend Dr. Rippon, and united with the Carter Lane Church, London. Subsequently he became assistant pastor with the celebrated John Foster, and then sole pastor of the Church at Sheppard's Barton, Frome. In 1827 he was appointed president and theological tutor at Stepney College, London. In 1844 he resigned his post on account of ill-health, and a year afterwards became pastor of the Church in Rickmansworth, Herts, where he remained till 1851. After preaching in and around London for a few years he removed, in 1856, to Bath, where he died, July 12, 1859. See (Lond.) Baptist Hand-book, 1861, page 100. (J.C.S.)