Of Sierra Leone, West Africa. Colony-born Christian. At Fourah Bay Institution, and 1844, Church Missionary College, Islington. 1845-56, Mathematical Tutor at Fourah Bay Institution. 1849, Trinity Sunday, deacon, and September 29, ordained a priest by Bishop of London. Was stationed at Regent, Kissey, and Wellington. 1862, transferred to the Native Pastorate. 1869, Colonial Chaplain at Gathurst, Gambia. 1882, Degree of M.A. conferred by University of Durham. Married a daughter of Bishop Crowther.
Church Missionary Society, Register of Missionaries (Clerical, Lay and Female) and Native Clergy from 1804 to 1904.