1791–1848

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 12, 1791.

Christened: May 29, 1791, Saint Bo­tolph With­out Ald­gate, Lond­on, Eng­land.

Died: De­cem­ber 8, 1848, Ye­o­vil, So­mer­set, Eng­land.

Buried: Bun­hill Fields, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Biography

David was the son of Tho­mas Den­ham, a Bap­tist min­is­ter in east Lon­don.

He be­gan to preach when ve­ry young, and in 1810 be­came pas­tor of the Ba­ptist Church in Hor­sell Com­mon.

He moved to Ply­mouth in 1816, to Mar­gate in 1826, and in 1834 to the Bap­tist Church in Uni­corn Yard, Too­ley Street, South­wark.

Poor health com­pelled him to re­sign his post in Lon­don, and he stayed for a time at Chel­ten­ham and Ox­ford.

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Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Den­ham (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?