in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Early Christianity; Religious Studies. 585 words.
Newton, Benjamin Wills (1807–1899), leader of the Plymouth Brethren and religious writer, was born at Plymouth Dock on 12 December 1807, the only child of Quaker parents, Benjamin Newton, a...