1820–1885

Introduction

Born: Oc­to­ber 24, 1820, Half­moon Street, Pic­ca­dil­ly, West­min­ster, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: June 12, 1885, Pa­ris, France.

Buried: Ab­ney Park Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Self-ed­u­cat­ed, Hood be­came in 1852 the In­de­pen­dent Min­is­ter at Nib­ley, Glou­ces­ter­shire. He stayed there un­til 1857, when he moved to Of­ford Road, Lon­don.

He held sev­er­al sub­se­quent pas­tor­ates, in­clud­ing Brigh­ton & Man­chester, the last be­ing Fal­con Square, Lon­don.

He ed­it­ed (and was the chief con­tri­bu­tor to) The Ec­lec­tic Re­view for eight years, and The Preach­er’s Lan­tern for two years.

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