Tritten, Joseph, ws born at Battersea, Surrey, Sept. 21, 1819, educated at Charterhouse and other schools, and was for upwards of 40 years a partner in the banking-house of Barclay, Bevan, Tritton & Co., Lombard Street. He was a member of the Baptist Denomination, and for many years Treasurer of the Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, and of a number of other important philanthropic and religious institutions. During the latter part of life his residence was Bloomfield, Norwood. He died May 1, 1887.
Mr. Tritton was for many years an occasional writer of hymns and poems. Two of the hymns sung at the opening of the Metropolitan Tabernacle, in 1861, were composed by him for that occasion, and afterwards incorporated by Mr. Spurgeon in Our… Go to person page >