Born: Jan­ua­ry 21, 1797, Up­per Thames Street, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 13, 1874, Hor­sham, Sus­sex, Eng­land.

Buried: Re­ho­both Bap­tist Church, Hor­sham, Sus­sex, Eng­land.


Mote spent his ear­ly ca­reer in the ca­bi­net­ry bu­si­ness. A strong in­flu­ence in his life was John Hy­att, who preached at Tot­ten­ham Court Road Cha­pel, one of the cha­pels run by La­dy Hunt­ing­don.

Mote ev­en­tu­al­ly be­came a Bap­tist min­is­ter and served 26 years at Hor­sham, Sus­sex. He was so well loved that his con­gre­ga­tion of­fered him ti­tle to the church build­ing, but he said:

I do not want the cha­pel, I on­ly want the pul­pit; and when I cease to preach Christ, then turn me out of that.

Mote’s works in­clude:



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