Wainright, David an English Congregational minister, was born at Leeds, Jan. 28, 1835. He was educated at Airedale College, and became the minister of the Wesleyan Free Church, Great Horton. He was ordained, April 6, 1860, pastor of the Congregational Church at Chorley, Lancashire, and died Sept. 28, 1862. Mr. Wainright was a truth-seeker, and to find and communicate what he believed to be truth seemed to be the joy of his ministration. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1863, p. 271.