Tidman, Arthur, Dd
Tidman, Arthur, D.D.
an English Congregational minister, was born at Mickelton, November 14, 1792. He was educated for the medical profession, but afterwards studied theology with Reverend George Collison, and in 1813 commenced missionary work in Sidmouth. In 1818 he received a call from Frome, and in 1828 settled at Barbican Chapel, London. During the last years of his pastorate he held the office of foreign secretary of the London Missionary Society. He died March 6, 1868. Dr. Tidman was well versed in all civil and diplomatic questions of the day; cool, far-seeing, and practical in all questions of Church doctrine or government, and especially distinguished by the wisdom, energy, and depth of his spiritual perception. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1869, page 281.