The Lit & Phil Card Index

HALLEY, Robert Rev DD

Forenames: Robert

Last name: HALLEY

Titles and Honours: Rev DD

Date of birth: 1796-01-01

Date of death: 1876-01-01

Date of Election: 1845-04-29

Honorary Member? No


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


Contributed frequently to "Eclectic Review" (declined an offer of editorship). "Prosperity of churches promoted by social prayer...." (18310; "The sinfulness of colonial slavery" (1833); "The Improved Version...a creed" (1834); "Inquiry into the nature of the ...sacraments (2 vols, 2nd 1854) amongst many others

Place of Residence:


Non-conformist divine/historian. 1810, farmer (as father); 1822, first ministry, Huntingdonshire; 1826-39 classical tutor at Highbury College; 1839, Minister of Mosley Street Chapel, M'cr; 1848-54, Cavendish Street Chapel, M'cr; 1854 travelled in the East; 1855 Chairman of Congregational Union; 1857-72, Principal of New College, St John's Wood

Return to letter H | Update entry