William Ings

(d. 1897). Publishing house worker, minister. He was born in Hampshire County, England, but grew up in the United States. As a young man he entered the employ of the Review and Herald publishing house in Battle Creek. In 1877 he was sent to Switzerland to assist J. N. Andrews in equipping and organizing the new publishing house in Basel. On May 23, 1878, he went to England, the land of his birth, for a short vacation in Southampton. Before returning to Basel two weeks later he had won two converts to the Seventh-day Adventist faith. When Andrews heard the result of this brief visit, he arranged for Ings to return to England to establish the work there in that country. Back in Southampton, Ings began distributing SDA publications and holding meetings. After 16 weeks he reported 10 people ke...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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