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Hall, Robert (1764–1831), Baptist minister

Rosemary Chadwick

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Hall, Robert (1764–1831), Baptist minister, was born at Arnesby in Leicestershire on 2 May 1764, the youngest of fourteen children of Robert Hall (1728–1791), Arnesby's much respected Baptist minister, and his wife, Jane (née Catchaside). Hall was a sickly baby and slow to develop, but became a precocious child, writing hymns at seven, devouring theological works by ...

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