Note on D. A. Doudney
David Alfred Doudney, D.D. (1811-1893). Born at Portsea, Hants; called by grace through the ministry of Henry Fowler; entered the printing trade in London in 1832, establishing his own business in 1835. Editor and proprietor of the GOSPEL MAGAZINE 1840-1893, and for thirty seven years of another magazine, ‘Old Jonathan’. Ordained to the ministry in the Anglican Church 1847; vicar of Kilrush and curate of Monksland, Co. Water-ford 1847-59; vicar of St Luke’s, Bedminster, Bristol 1859-93. Educational pioneer through industrial schools at Bonmahon and Bedminster, printing among others, the works of Benjamin Keach and John Gill. Author of many spiritually profitable books, Â— Retracings and Renewings; Credentials, Calls, and Claims of the Christian Ministry; Sympathy; Walks and Talks with Jesus; Mornings with Jesus; Evenings with Jesus; etc, etc. His Memoir was edited by his eldest son, Revd. D. A. Doudney, Rector of Ore, Sussex, and his eldest daughter, Mrs. H. O. Adams, and published in 1893.