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Joseph Jackson Goadby

Early British Baptist Minister and Historian
      Joseph Jackson Goadby (1828-1898) was a Baptist minister of Leicester. Rev. Goadby was the author of several books that include Bye-paths in Baptist History: a collection of interesting, instructive, and curious information, not generally known concerning the Baptist Denomination (London : Elliot Stock, 1871), Timely Words: being Fifteen Sermons, (London: 1869) and The Baptists and Quakers in Northhamptonshire: 1650-1700 (London, 1883).

      The above portrait of the Rev. Joseph Jackson Goadby (1828-1898), who was Minister of Henley Congregational Church 1874-92, and President of the Reading Literary and Scientific Society in 1896-98: copied from an album of portraits of presidents of the Reading Literary and Scientific Society transferred to Berkshire Record Office.

     Joseph Jackson Goadby was Born in 1828 at Leicester and died 23 March, 1898.

His places of service include:

Date	        Place	                County	   
1852-1857	Market Harborough	Leicestershire		   
1857-1862	Lenton	                Nottinghamshire		   
1862-1870	Leicester, Dover Street	Leicestershire		   
1870-1874	Union Church, Windmill Street, Gravesend	
                                        Kent	   
1874-1862	Henley-on-Thames	Oxfordshire	

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[Information for this document provided by Dr. Franklin L. Kirksey, Spanish Fort, Alabama.]



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