Norris, Henry Handley

Norris, Henry Handley an English divine, was born about 1771; studied at Newcomb's School, Hackney, and at St. Peter's College, Cambridge, where He graduated B.A. in 1797, and M.A. in 1806. He subsequently became perpetual curate of St. John's Chapel, Hackney, which was erected into the district rectorate of South Hackney in 1831; he was afterwards made prebendary of Llandaff in 1819, and of St. Paul in 1825. He (lied in 1851. His chief works are, A Practical Exposition of the Tendency and Proceedings of the Bible Society (21 ed. Lond. 1814, 8vo): — A respectful Letter to the Earl of Liverpool on the Bible Society (Lond. 1822, 8vo); a vindication of it was published in 1823: — The Origin, Progress, and Existing Circumstances of the London Society for Promoting Christianity among the Jews; an Historical Inquiry (Lond. 1825, 8vo): The Good Shepherd; a Sermon on John 10:11 (funeral of the ven. archdeacon Watson) (Lond. 1839), 8vo).

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