1787–1875

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Born: Sep­tem­ber 13, 1787, Long Mel­ford, Suf­folk, Eng­land.

Died: Oc­to­ber 23, 1875, Bed­ford, Bed­ford­shire, Eng­land.

Buried: Man­ches­ter Gen­er­al Ce­me­te­ry, Man­ches­ter, Eng­land.

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Biography

Son of a Con­gre­ga­tion­al min­is­ter, Ford en­tered Wy­mond­ley Col­lege, Lit­tle Wy­mond­ley, Hert­ford­shire, in 1816. The school moved to Byng Place, Lon­don, in 1833, where it be­came known as Cow­ard Col­lege.

He served as pas­tor of the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church at Lym­ing­ton, Hamp­shire (1821); Tra­vel­ing Sec­re­ta­ry to the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Union (1841); and pas­tor of Greens­gate Cha­pel, Sal­ford, Man­ches­ter (1843).

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