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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Henderson, Rev. Anketell Matthew

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Henderson, Rev. Anketell Matthew, was born at Anketell Grove, Monaghan, Ireland, in 1820. He was a Wesleyan minister in Ireland from 1841 to 1852, when "he embraced Congregationalism, and was Congregational minister in Cork from 1852 to 1856 and in London from the latter year till 1865. He went to Melbourne in 1865, having been appointed President of the Congregational College, and in 1866 became pastor of the Collins Street Church, in succession to the Rev. A. Morrison. Stimulated by his exertions, a new church was built, which cost £23,000, and was opened in 1868. He died on June 23rd, 1876, at Toronto, in Canada, whither he had gone for rest and change of scene.