1754–1829

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 21, 1754, Brec­cles Hall, Thet­ford, Norvfolk, Eng­land.

Died: Oc­to­ber 9, 1829.

Biography

Hurn was ap­point­ed as a class­ic­al tu­tor at the Free Gram­mar School, Ded­ham, Es­sex, in 1777. He joined the ar­my in 1779, but re­signed his com­mis­sion in 1780.

Bishop Young of Nor­wich or­dained him in 1781. Af­ter hold­ing var­i­ous cur­a­cies, in­clud­ing Beigh­ton, Broome, and Stow­mar­ket, he be­came vi­car of Deb­en­ham, Suf­folk, in 1790. He resigned this post in Oc­to­ber 1822, and in Ap­ril 1823, be­came pas­tor of the Con­gre­ga­tion­al cha­pel at Wood­bridge, where he served the rest of his life.

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