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