Derby, Derbyshire, England, 1832.
October 17, 1892, Hackney, London, England.
A local preacher in Derby, Pearson moved to London in 1874 and joined the Christian Mission there. He was a superintendent of the Shoreditch Circuit, and an evangelist in Hastings, Whitechapel, Wellingborough, Manchester, and Bradford. He directed the Salvation Army (SA) corps in East Hartlepool for a short while, then returned to London in 1879 and managed the SA Book Stores. He later represented The War Cry, worked as quarterly collection officer, and had a well known faith healing ministry. He made a number of contributions to The War Cry and The Musical Salvationist.