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Horsburgh, John (1791–1869), engraver, was born at Prestonpans, near Edinburgh, on 16 November 1791, the son of William Horsburgh, a coachman, and his wife, Margaret Weddal. His father died when he was a child. He studied drawing at the Trustees' Academy in Edinburgh...

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Jones, William (1762–1846), author and Scotch Baptist minister, was born at Gresford, near Wrexham, on 17 June 1762, and married Maria Crane about 1785. Under the influence of Archibald McLean, he became a Scotch Baptist in Chester, and was baptized in 1786. From 1793 he was a bookseller in ...

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Livesey, Joseph (1794–1884), temperance advocate, was born on 5 March 1794 at Walton, near Preston, Lancashire. His parents, John Livesey and Jennette Ainsworth, died of consumption in 1801, and William, his only sibling, died early. Joseph's paternal grandfather, a small farmer also named ...