Born: 1663, Abingdon, Berkshire, England.
Died: July 11, 1713, at the home of his brother-in-law, Mr. Morton, in Knaphill, Buckinghamshire, England. He had gone there on his doctor’s advice, to recover from ill health. Apparently the advice wasn’t much help.
Stennett was the grandfather of hymnist Samuel Stennett, and husband of a daughter of George Guill, a French Protestant refugee (married 1688).
He attended the Grammar School at Wallingford, Oxfordshire, then moved to London at age 22. He worked several years there as a tutor.
The next year, he became a preacher at the Baptist Sabbatarian congregation then meeting in Devonshire Square, London (afterward in Pinners’ Hall). He became the pastor there in 1690, and served until his death.
Stennett also translated Dacier’s Plato and other works from the French, and published several sermons preached on the days of National Thanksgiving and other public occasions.
After his death, his works were collected and published in 1732 in four volumes.
If you know Stennett’s burial place, would you ?