1762–1816

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Born: Ap­ril 2, 1762, Buck­ing­ham, Eng­land.

Died: Ap­ril 15, 1816, Stock­well, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

Buried: Rec­tor’s vault, St. Ann, Black­fri­ars, Eng­land.

Biography

Goode re­ceived his ear­ly ed­u­ca­tion first in Buck­ing­ham, then un­der Tho­mas Palm­er Bull, a dis­sent­ing min­is­ter at New­port Pag­nell, Buck­ing­ham­shire.

Hav­ing a strong in­cli­na­tion to the min­is­try, he left his fa­ther’s bu­si­ness and, in 1780, en­tered Mag­da­len Hall at Ox­ford (BA 1784, MA 1787).

On tak­ing Ho­ly Or­ders in 1786, he be­came cur­ate of Ab­bots Lang­ley, Hert­ford­shire; then of St. Ann, Black­fri­ars; and sub­se­quent­ly rec­tor of the lat­ter, add­ing there­to one or two lec­ture­ships.

Goode’s in­ter­est in for­eign mis­sions took a prac­ti­cal turn in his help­ing found the Church Mis­sion­a­ry So­ci­e­ty.

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