Spurden, Charles, Dd
Spurden, Charles, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born in London, England, May 25, 1812. In his twenty-fifth year he entered the Bristol Baptist College. On May 13, 1841, he was ordained pastor of the Baptist Church at Hereford, where he continued until the latter part of 1842, and then, in answer to application from the committee of the Baptist Education Society of New Brunswick, Canada, was sent out to take charge of the Seminary at Fredericton. In 1867 he resigned this position. He was one of the examiners of the University of New Brunswick and of the Provincial Training School until his death; January 13, 1876. Dr. Spurden was a man of literary attainments, prudent, wise, modest, and a devoted Christian. See (Canada) Baptist
Yearbook, 1876, page 34; Bill, Hist. of Baptists in Maritime Provinces (index).