Born: July 16, 1844, Leeds, England.
Died: June 27, 1933, Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent, England.
Buried: Kent and Sussex Cemetery and Crematorium, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
Mountain attended Gainford Academy near Darlington, Rotherham College, Nottingham Institute, and Cheshunt College.
He then became pastor at Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
After leaving the clerical field due to ill health, he conducted evangelism campaigns in Britain (1874–82) and worldwide (1882–89).