Born: November 27, 1787, St. Clement Danes, Middlesex, England.
Died: February 25, 1862, Cambridge Heath, Middlesex, England.
Buried: Abney Park Cemetery, London, England.
Andrew was the husband of hymnist Elizabeth Reed.
He attended Hackney College, London, and became a Congregational minister. He was pastor at the New Road Chapel, St. George-in-the-East, then at Wycliffe Chapel, which he helped build in 1830.
He also earned a degree from Yale College, and founded the London Orphan Asylum and Reed’s School in Cobham, Surrey. He wrote 21 total hymns.
Reed wrote his own epitaph: