John Mockett Cramp

1791-1881. Baptist pastor and scholar. Educated at Stepney College, London, he was in 1818 ordained pastor of Dean Street Baptist Chapel, Southwark. From 1827 to 1842 he assisted his father at the Baptist Church in St. Peter's, Isle of Thanet, and then served in Hastings. In 1844 he went to Canada to become president of Montreal Baptist College. In 1851 he became president of Acadia College, Nova Scotia. He resigned in 1869 to devote himself to literary work, which included writing theological and historical books, and editing magazines and a newspaper. Among his many books the most noteworthy was his Baptist History from the Foundation of the Christian Church to the Present Time (1868).