Born: April 15, 1785, Salisbury,Wiltshire, England.
Died: December 1, 1849, Stonehaven, Scotland.
Buried: December 6, 1849, Highgate Cemetery, London, England.
Evans was the son of James Evans, a priest-vicar of Salisbury Cathedral, and husband of Caroline Joyce (married 1810)
He was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, where he graduated in 1803, and became a Fellow in 1805.
Taking Holy Orders in 1808, he remained in the Church of England until 1815, when he became a Baptist minister. He served the John Street Baptist Church, Gray’s Inn Road, London, for many years.
Evans contributed to Carus Wilson’s Friendly Visitor of 1827, and later under the pseudonym
Alix. His son published Evans’ Memoirs and Remains in 1852 and 1855.