1782–1854

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Born: Ap­ril 14, 1782, Black­heath Hill, Kent, Eng­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1854, Peck­ham, Cam­ber­well, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

Buried: Orig­in­al­ly at Ha­no­ver Chapel, Bright­on, Eng­land. Re­inter­red in Nun­head Ce­me­te­ry, Lin­den Grove, South­wark, Lon­don.

Biography

At age 16, Coll­yer be­gan stu­dy­ing for the min­is­try at Ho­mer­ton College.

Four years lat­er, he be­gan his min­is­try at Peck­ham, and in 1801, he was or­dained pas­tor of a small church of 10 com­mu­ni­cants.

From 1814–26, he was al­so pas­tor of a church meet­ing in Sal­ter’s Hall. On June 17, 1817, a new cha­pel was opened for him at Peck­ham, where he served the rest of his life.

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