November 27, 1787, St. Clement Danes, Middlesex, England.
February 25, 1862, Cambridge Heath, Middlesex, England.
Abney Park Cemetery, London, England.
Husband of hymnist Elizabeth Reed, Andrew 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. His works include:
Reed wrote his own epitaph: