Winder, Henry Dd
Winder, Henry D.D.
a learned English Dissenter, was born at Hutton John, in the parish of Graystock, Cumberland, May 15, 1693. He was educated at Penruddock and at Whitehaven; continued his studies privately in Dublin for two years; became pastor of a congregation at Tunley, Lancashire, and was ordained in 1716; was chosen pastor of the meeting at Castle Hey, Liverpool, in 1718, where he continued to labor until his death, Aug. 9, 1752. He is known to, the literary world by his "ingenious and elaborate work," A Critical and Chronological History of the Rise, Progress, Declension, and Revival of Knowledge, Chiefly Religious, in Two Periods; the Period of Tradition, from Adam to Moses; and thee Period of Letters, from Moses to Christ, (1745). A second edition appeared in 1756, with Memoirs of his life, by Rev. George Bronson D.