Hall, Robert, 1728-1791Alternative names
Epithet: of Sloane MS 580
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0002c5
Epithet: Head Constable
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000251
Epithet: Lieutenant; RN
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000252
Robert Hall was born 2 May 1764. His father, Robert Hall senior, was pastor of a Baptist church at Arnesby, Leicestershire and published Help to Zion's Travellers . Hall spent 3 years at the Baptist Academy in Bristol. He then attended Aberdeen University but later returned to Bristol. There he became tutor at the Academy and assistant minister at Broadmead Chapel. He later became pastor of what is now St. Andrew's Street Baptist Church, Cambridge. In 1807, he moved to Harvey Lane, Leicester and married Mary [ne ?], a maid-servant. He returned to Broadmead circa 1827 and died 21 February, 1831.
Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue (http://calm.bham.ac.uk/DServeA/). Accessed April 2002.
From the guide to the Papers of Robert Hall, 1788 - circa 1825, (University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department))
- Baptists Great Britain
- Isle of Man, England (as recorded)