1853–1928

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 2, 1853, Pem­broke Dock, Pem­broke­shire, Wales.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 15, 1928, Wand­sworth, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Tarrant was the on­ly son of a sol­dier who died in the Cri­me­an War.

From 1867–74, he was ap­pren­ticed to a sil­ver­smith in Birm­ing­ham, and be­came an ex­pert me­tal work­er.

There he was in­flu­enced by George Daw­son, a Un­i­tar­i­an pas­tor of the Church of Christ, and de­cid­ed to en­ter the Un­i­tar­ian min­is­try. He gra­du­at­ed from Lon­don Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1883 and served as pas­tor of the Wands­worth Un­i­tar­i­an Church (1883–1920).

He al­so edited The Inquirer (1887–89 & 1918–27). His oth­er works in­clude:

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