July 24, 1805, Latchford, Cheshire, England.
June 11, 1884, Manchester, England.
Brook Street Unitarian Chapel, Knutsford, Cheshire, England.
Gaskell was pastor of the Cross Street Chapel in Manchester, England, for over five decades. Among other things, he tutored girls who could not get an education elsewhere; Catherine Winkworth was among his students. Elizabeth Gaskell was his wife.