REED, ANDREW: English philanthropist and Independent; b. at London Nov. 27,1787; d. there Feb. 25, 1862. He entered Hackney College as a theological student in 1807; was ordained in 181l; was pastor of New Road Chapel, 1811-31, and of Wyclif Chapel, 1831-61. He founded the London Orphan Asylum (1813-15), the Infant Orphan Asylum (1827), Reedham, another orphan asylum (1844), an asylum for idiots (1847), and the Royal Hospital for Incurables (1855); thus establishing philanthropies at an expense of $636,600. He published No Fiction (2 vols., London, 1819); Narrative of the Visit to the American Churches (2 vols., 1836); and Charges and Sermons (1861). In hymnology he issued A Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns (1817), and The Hymn Book: Prepared from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns (1842). The latter contained twenty-seven hymns by himself, one of which was "Holy Ghost! with light divine"; and nineteen by his wife, Elizabeth Holmes before her marriage, one of which was " Oh, do not let the word depart."