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Anglican EvangelicalsProtestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850$

Grayson Carter

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780198270089

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.001.0001

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Evangelical Seceders from the Church of England, c.1730–1900

Anglican Evangelicals
Oxford University Press

  1. 1. Clerical secessions to Protestant Nonconformity

    Robert Aitken: c.1836 (‘Aitkenite’; later returned to the Church of England)

    Mr Arnold: c.1818 (Western Schism)1

    Nicholas Armstrong: 1832 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    Charles Tamberlane Astley: c.1878 (Presbyterian)

    James Babb: c.1844 (Supralapsarian Calvinist)

    James Scott Baker: 1832 (Nondenominational)

    Frederick Bannister: c. 1840s (Plymouth Brethren)

    George Baring: 1816 (Western Schism)

    Henry Battiscombe: 1828 (Baptist)

    George Bevan: 1816 (Western Schism)

    Henry Birch:c.1838 (Huntingtonian/Strict Baptist)

    Mr Bird: c. 1840s (Nondenominational)

    Henry Borlase: 1832 (Plymouth Brethren)

    John Bradford: 1778 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    Charles L. Brenton: 1831 (Strict and Particular Baptist; later Plymouth Brethren)

    Isaac Bridgman: 1822 (Nondenominational)

    William John Brook: 1803/4 (Calvinistic Baptist)

    H. F. Bruder: c.1835 (Nondenominational)

    Henry B. Bulteel: 1831 (Catholic Apostolic Church; later Strict and Particular Baptist; later Nondenominational with possibly some Plymouth Brethren connection)

    William Marriott Caldecott: 1831 (Plymouth Brethren)

    James T. Campbell: 1832 (Congregationalist)

    Robert Harkness Carne: 1820 (Independent Calvinist)

    Edward Carr: 1811 (Nondenominational)

    George Carr: 1830s (Plymouth Brethren)

    Edward Warren Caulfield: 1849 (Nondenominational)

    Charles Chapman: 1850 (Baptist)

    (p.400) Thomas Charles: 1811 (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist)

    George Chute: 1874 (Free Church of England)

    John Marsden Code: 1836 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Mr Cole: c:.1831 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    John Corser: c:.1830 (Nondenominational; later possible Plymouth Brethren connections)

    Thomas c. Cowan: 1817 (Western Schism; later Baptist)

    James Creighton: 1783 (Wesleyan Methodist)

    Edward Crowley: n.d. (Plymouth Brethren)

    Thomas Tennison Cuffe: 1850 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    Henry Dalton: 1835 (Cathlic Apostolic Church)

    Raymond Samuel Danieli: 1873 (Free Church of England)

    John Nelson Darby: 1828/33 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Mr Digby: c. 1840s (Nondenominational)

    Robert Crawford Dillon: 1840 (Reformed Church of England)

    John Dodson: 1849 (Baptist)

    James Harington Evans: 1815 (Western Schism; later Baptist)

    John Gambold: 1742 (Moravian)

    Robert Gibson: 1833 (Nondenominational)

    Bernard Gilpin: 1835 (Congregationalist)

    Robert Govett: c:.1844 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Richard Greaves: 1836 (Unitarianism/Theosophy)

    Thomas Hubberd Gregg: 1860s (Reformed Episcopal Church)

    Samuel Hall: 1833 (Independent Calvinist; later returns to the Church of England)

    George Hamilton: c.1770 (Irish Nondenominational)

    Henry Anthony Hammond: c.1883 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Edward Hardman: 1834 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    Charles Frearson Hargrove: 1835 (Plymouth Brethren)

    James Lampen Harris: 1832 (Plymouth Brethren)

    John Hawker: c.1830 (Eldad Chapel)

    J. B. Heard: n.d. (Nondenominational)

    Richard Hill: c.1835 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Roger Hitchcock: 1826 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Richard Holden: n.d. (Plymouth Brethren)2

    Thomas Housman: 1837 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Thomas Hughes: c. 1830s (Trinity Chapel, Hackney)

    William Hurn: 1822 (Congregationalist)

    Thomas Husband: 1833 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    John Hutchins: c. 1740s (Moravian; later Quaker)

    Benjamin Ingham: c.1736 (Moravian; later ‘Inghamite’; later ‘Sandamanian’)

    (p.401) Andrew J. Jukes: 1844 (Baptist)

    John Kay: 1834 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Thomas Kelly: 1803 (Kellyites)

    William George Lambert: c.1831 (Nondenominational; possibly Plymouth Brethren)

    William Lush: c. 1850s (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Timothy R. Matthews: 1832 (Primitive Episcopal; later, Catholic Apostolic Church; later, Latter Day Saint)

    Robert Meek: c.1830 (Presbyterian; later returned to the Church of England)

    Capel Molyneux: 1872 (Nondenominational)

    William Morshead: 1832 (Independent; Plymouth Brethren sympathies)

    Christopher Neville: 1870 (Nondenominational)

    Isaac Nicholson: 1792 (Congregationalist)

    Hon. Baptist W. Noel: 1848 (Baptist)

    Robert Norton: 1854 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    C. H. O’Donoghue: 1832 (Baptist)

    Francis Okely: 1740 (Baptist; later Moravian)

    A.c. Ord: n.d. (Plymouth Brethren)3

    Henry John Owen: 1833 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    John William Peters: 1834 (Nondenominational)

    Joseph Charles Philpot: 1835 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Henry James Prince: c:.1843 (Princeites; Agapemonites)

    Charles Raby:c.1811 (Independent Calvinist)

    Arthur Augustus Rees: 1840s (Nondenominational)

    John Richardson: 1762 (Wesleyan Methodist)

    Mr Robinson: 1804 (Walkerites)

    Mr Robinson: 1830s (Plymouth Brethren)

    Jacob Rogers: 1740 (Baptist; later Moravian)

    Daniel Rowland: 1763 (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist)

    Richard Burdon Sanderson: c. 1830s (Baptist)

    Mr Seager: c.1840s (Nondenominational)

    Dr Shaw: 1870 (Free Church of England)

    James Shore: 1844 (Free Church of England)

    Isaac Slee: 1779 (Baptist)

    Thomas Snow: 1815 (Western Schism; later returned to the Church of England)

    Charles Stirling: c.1900 (Nondenominational)

    James B. Stoney: 1834 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Leonard Strong: c:.1827 (Nondenominational; later Plymouth Brethren)

    (p.402) Robert Taylor: 1818 (Deism)

    William Taylor: 1783 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    William Tiptaft: 1831 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Frederick Tryon: 1839 (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Walter Thomas Turpin: c. 1830s (Plymouth Brethren)

    Thomas Tweedy: c.1833 (Plymouth Brethren)

    John Walker: 1804 (Walkerites)

    Lewis Way: 1824 (English Protestant Chapel, Marboeuf, Paris)

    George Vicesimus Wigram: 1831 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Thomas Wills: 1783 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

  2. 2. Some notable ‘irregulars’/‘half-regulars’ in the Church of England/Ireland

    John Berridge: c. 1750s (parish of Everton)

    Walter Chapman: c. 1750s (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    Thomas Coke: c.1778 (Wesleyan Methodist)

    Brian Bury Collins: 1780s (Wesleyan Methodist)

    Henry Draper: c.1809 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    Sir Culling Eardley: c:.1850 (Nondenominational)

    John Eyre: 1775 (Nondenominational)

    John Fletcher: 1768 (Wesleyan Methodist)

    Henry Gauntlett: 1805 (St. Mary’s Chapel, Reading)

    Thomas Haweis: 1768 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    Rowland Hill: 1769/1770 (Surrey Chapel, London)

    Griffith Jones: c.1716 (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist)

    Charles Kinchin: 1739 (Wesleyan Methodist; later Moravian)

    William Mann: 1786 (Bethesda Chapel, Dublin)

    Henry Piers: 1742 (Wesleyan Methodist)

    John Simpson: c. 1740s (Moravian)4

    Edward Smyth: 1786 (Irish Wesleyan Methodist; Bethesda Chapel, Dublin)

    John Wesley: 1739 (Wesleyan Methodism)

    George Whitefield: 1739 (Calvinistic Methodist)

    William Williams: 1743 (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist)

  3. 3. Some notable lay seceders to Protestant Nonconformity

    Baroness Barham: 1813 (Welsh Calvinistic Methodism)

    Sir Thomas Baring: 1815 (Western Schism; later returned to the Church of England)

    John Bayford: c.1833 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    John Gifford Bellett: 1827/8 (Plymouth Brethren)

    (p.403) Robert Mackenzie Beverley: c. 1840s (Plymouth Brethren)

    John Bate Cardale: 1831 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    Henry Drummond: 1815 (Western Schism; later Catholic Apostolic Church)

    James Pierrepont Greaves: 1817 (Theosophy)

    Anthony Norris Groves: 1827 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Percy Francis Hall:c.1830 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Howell Harris: 1736 (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist)

    Lady Selina Hastings: c:.1761 (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

    Grey Hazlerigg: c. 1850s (Strict and Particular Baptist)

    Thomas Read Kemp: 1816 (Western Schism)

    William George Lambert: 1832 (Plymouth Brethren)

    John Mason: c.1806 (Baptist; later Western Schism; later Baptist)

    Francis W. Newman: c.1830 (Nondenominational; later Unitarian)

    Benjamin Wills Newton: 1832 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Spencer Perceval: 1834 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

    Lady Theodosia Powerscourt: c.1833 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Thomas H. Reynolds: c.1848 (Plymouth Brethren)

    John Smedley: c:.1850 (Free Methodism)

    Henry William Soltau: 1837 (Plymouth Brethren)

    Thomas Vasey: 1788 (Wesleyan Methodist)

    Granville Augustus William Waldegrave, third Lord Radstock:c.1860s (Plymouth Brethren)

    Francis Valentine Woodhouse: c.1833 (Catholic Apostolic Church)

  4. 4. Some notable seceders (former Evangelicals) who became High Churchmen/Tractarians prior to seceding to the Church of Rome

    William Dodsworth: 1850

    Frederick William Faber: 1845

    Henry Edward Manning: 1851

    John Henry Newman: 1845

    George Dudley Ryder: 1846

    Richard Waldo Sib thorp: 1841

    George Spencer: 1830

    Sir Harry Trelawny: 1810

    Henry William Wilberforce: 1850

    Robert Isaac Wilberforce: 1854

    William Wilberforce: 1863


(1) Possibly the Revd Henry Arnold, vicar of Longstock, Hampshire.

(2) Possibly of the diocese of Manchester, who drops off the Clergy List after 1888.

(3) Of Bournemouth.

(4) Simpson or Sympson.