Foster, John (1770–1843), Baptist minister and essayist, was born on 17 September 1770 at Wadsworth Lane in the parish of Halifax, Yorkshire, the eldest son of John Foster (d. 1814) and his wife, Ann (d. 1816), both of whom were small farmers and weavers. ...
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Sturgion, John (d. 1665), General Baptist preacher and pamphleteer, was a member of the General Baptist church of Edmund Chillenden that in June 1653 received permission to meet in the Stone Chapel of St Paul's Cathedral. Gilbert Mabbott's newsletter of 1 September 1655 described ...