Steadman, W, Dd
Steadman, W., D.D.
English Baptist minister, was born at Eardisland in 1764. He was early converted, and baptized in April 1784. Three years afterwards he preached his first sermon, and was admitted August 20, 1788, into Bristol Academy. He was ordained, November 2, 1789; pastor in Broughton, Hampshire; in 1804 he became the assistant of Reverend Isaiah Birt, in Devonport; in 1806 pastor of a colony from that Church; and in 1808 removed to Horton, near Bradford, where for more than thirty years he was president and theological tutor in the Baptist College, as well as pastor. He died at his residence, Ashfield Place, near Bradford, April 12, 1837. See (Lond.) Baptist Magazine, 1837, page 229. (J.C.S.)