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Boson family (per. c. 1675–1730), preservers of the Cornish language, were key figures in the initial revival of Cornish, at a time towards the end of the seventeenth century when it was realized that the language was rapidly dying out. They came from a long-established landowning and merchant family of ...

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Gwavas, William (1676–1741/2), Cornish language scholar, was born on 6 December 1676 at Huntingfield Hall, Suffolk, and baptized on 1 January 1677 at Huntingfield church. He came from an old Cornish family originally from Gwavas in Sithney. He was the eldest child (of eleven in total) of ...

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Keigwin, John (bap. 1642, d. 1716), scholar of the Cornish language, was born at Mousehole, Cornwall, from a long line of merchants and minor gentry, and was baptized at Paul on 7 January 1642, the only surviving son of Martin Keigwin (bap...

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Kelly, John (1750–1809), Manx scholar, the only son of William Kelly, farmer and wine cooper, and his wife, Alice Kewley, was born on 1 November 1750 on his father's property of Algare, in Baldwin, Isle of Man. He was educated by the Revd Philip Moore...

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Moore, Arthur William (1853–1909), historian and Manx scholar, born on 6 February 1853 at Cronkbourne, Douglas, Isle of Man, was the eldest of the ten children (five sons and five daughters) of William Fine Moore (1814–1895) JP, proprietor of the Tromode Sailcloth Mills...

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Moore, Philip (1705–1783), headmaster and Manx scholar, was born at Pulrose and baptized on 10 September 1705 at Kirk Braddan on the Isle of Man, the sixth son of Robert Moore, of Pulrose, and Catherine Kelly. He was educated at Douglas grammar school...

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Morrison, Sophia (1859–1917), cultural fieldworker in the Isle of Man and campaigner for the Manx language, was born on 24 May 1859 at Peel, Isle of Man, the third of nine children of Charles Morrison (1824–1880), merchant and ship owner, and Louisa Crellin (1830–1901)...