Josiah Conder


Josiah Conder was born in London, the son of a bookseller. He was educated at the dissenting academy at Hackney, which he left at thirteen to work for his father's business, which he took over in 1811. In 1814 he became proprietor and editor of the Eclectic Review, which he managed for over twenty years. In 1832 he became editor of the Patriot Newspaper, which supported evangelical and nonconformist positions. He was for many years one of Robert Southey's correspondents.


1807To Hope.
1808To Forgetfulness.
1809To Cheerfulness.
1811The Comet, 1811.


The associate minstrels [with others]. 1810, 1813.
Reviewers reviewed: including an enquiry into the moral and intellectual effects of habits of criticism. 1811.
Gloria in excelsis deo, a poem. 1812.
The village lecturer. 1821.
Thomas Jefferson's reasons for dissent. 1821.
Memoirs of pious women, by Gibbons and Burder. 1823.
The star in the east, with other poems. 1824.
Remarks on the controversy respecting the Apocrypha. 1825.
The law of the Sabbath. 1830.
Italy. 3 vols, 1831.
Wages or the whip, an essay on free and slave labour. 1833.
A dictionary of geography. 1834.
The epistle to the Hebrews, a new translation. 1834.
The Evangelical almanac. 1834.
The congregational hymn-book. 1834.
Narrative of a residence in South Africa [Pringle, ed. Conder]. 1835.
Illustrations of the Pilgrim's Progress. 1836.
The choir and the oratory, or praise and prayer. 1837.
The pilgrim's progress, with a life of the author. 1838.
An analytical sketch of all religions. 1838.
The literary history of the New Testament. 1845.
The harmon of history with prophecy, an explanation of the Apocalypse. 1849.
The psalms of David imitated by I. Watts, revised. 1851.
The poet of the sanctuary, I. Watts. 1851.
Hymns of prayer and Praise. 1856.