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the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians, John Taylor, (search)
eatest honours, preferments, and pleasures, proposed as temptations, to make me drop my present resolutions. I hope I am in some measure qualified for the work, though important. I have no learning to boast of, yet I trust I have so much as, by the assistance of God, and by diligent application, may capacitate me to be useful, among plain simple people especially. He received his theological education in an academy at Whitehaven, conducted by Dr. Dixon; from which school also issued Dr. Caleb Rotheram, Dr. Benson, and other eminent Presbyterian divines. His devotion to Hebrew literature began at a very early period of his life. Among his Mss. is a Hebrew grammar, compiled for his own use, and finished when he was only eighteen years of age. In the year 1715, having completed his academical studies, he entered upon the ministerial office at Kirkstead, in Lincolnshire, where he remained for eighteen years, notwithstanding that it seems to have been a situation of great poverty an
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians, Dissenting Academics. (search)
, perhaps unconsciously, by the private opinions of the instructor. Thus we find that Dr. Thomas Dixon, who in the year 1710, and for several years afterwards conducted an academy at Whitehaven, was the preceptor of Taylor of Norwich, Benson, Rotheram, Winder of Liverpool, and several others well known in the succeeding age as decided Arians, we seem authorized to infer that he had himself a leaning towards the same principles. Little is known (at least we have not been able to meet with anyIn 1719 he quitted Whitehaven to settle at Bolton in Lancashire, where he remained till his death, in 1733. It is not known that any production of his found its way before the public. His son, Mr. Thomas Dixon, was educated under the care of Dr. Rotheram, at Kendal, and in 1751 settled at Bolton, on the decease of his father's successor, Mr. Buck. Here he died in 1754, at the early age of thirty-three; non annis, sed laude plenus, according to the inscription on his monument in Bolton Chapel.
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians, Caleb Rotheram, D. D. (search)
Caleb Rotheram, D. D. was born March 7, 1694, at the pleasant village of Great Salkeld, on the banks of thusion of liberal inquiry and rational religion. Dr. Rotheram appears to have been solicitously and affectionaith more distinctness and ability than by one of Dr. Rotheram's pupils, Mr. Lowthion, of Newcastle, in a sermoo their people, preached at the ordination of Mr. Caleb Rotheram, his tutor's son and successor, And the names acquisition of sound and accurate learning, Dr. Rotheram was far from being a mere theologian. His attain always afforded pleasure and satisfaction. Dr. Rotheram's labours, though so valuable in their results, of time. In the latter end of the year 1751, Dr. Rotheram's health, which had received a severe shock fromcription to his memory:— To the Memory of Caleb Rotheram, late of Kendal, D. D. Who successfully unit He died June VIII, Mdcclii. Aged LVIII. Dr. Rotheram left three sons, of whom the eldest, as abovemen