William Borrows (1782-1852) was a sovereign grace preacher. He served thirty-seven years as pastor of the church meeting at St. Paul’s, Clapham.
Our obituary of Wednesday last (April 7) contained a notice of the decease of this faithful minister of Christ, who long and successfully laboured in the neighbourhood of London. The Rev. William Borrows was a native of Derby, and studied at St.Edmund Hall, Oxford, under the present Bishop of Calcutta, who also gave him his first introduction to the metropolis, by placing him in the pulpit of St. John's, Bedford Row, during his own temporary absence. In 1815, Mr. Borrows became the Incumbent Minister of St. Paul's, Clapham; and for fully twenty years combined the duties of that appointment with the Sunday Evening Lectureship of St. Luke's, Middlesex. In both places his ministry was greatly valued for his faithfulness, zeal, and ability. Firmly attached to…