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John Hambleton

Born: 1820
Died: 8th December 1889

Birth Location
Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
Death Location

Intro, Biographical Information, Notes etc:

John Hambleton was very interesting and would be great to get these two other books listed below,

Chief Men Bio,

I was also told, "He has a very interesting biography, with components of the story scattered across different publications, but never collected up properly. He had a particularly adventuresome and lurid pre-conversion past --he was a talented actor and ran a theatre company in California, the first proper theatre company in San Francisco, and there are stories about him in the historical thespian literature of California. e.g. his wife complained to other actors that he'd been beating her, and  fell in love with another actor which made Hambleton even worse. Shortly afterwards his wife took her own life with cyanide. "

Title    The Converted Actor, Or, Buds, Blossoms, and Fruits of the Revival: Being the Remarkable Life-story of John Hambleton, Actor, Goldminer, Explorer, Evangelist, and Pioneer in the Gospel
Publisher    Pickering & Inglis
Length    32 pages

Title    Buds, blossoms and fruits of the revival; a testimony to the great work of God in these last days
Publisher    Morgan and Chase, 1870
Length    164 pages

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