James John Angell
James, John Angell (1785-1859), a popular Independent minister, was born in Dorsetshire. He made a reputation as a preacher at Birmingham, where he officiated at Carr's Lane Chapel. He took an active part in municipal affairs, was chairman of Spring Hill College, and one of the founders of the Evangelical Alliance. He was also the author of numerous devotional works, after reading one of which, Christian Charity, Wordsworth sought his acquaintance.