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Bretland, Josephlocked

  • Alan Ruston


Bretland, Joseph (1742–1819), Presbyterian minister and schoolmaster, was born on 22 May 1742 at Exeter, the youngest son of Joseph Bretland (bap. 1706, d. 1791), a tradesman in that city and a dissenter, and his wife, whose maiden name was Mills and forename probably ...

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