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Minshull [Mynshul], Geffray (bap. 1594, d. 1668), debtor and author, was baptized at Nantwich on 25 October 1594, the son of a Cheshire gentleman, Edward Minshull of Stoke manor, Nantwich (c.1559–1628), and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Thomas Mainwaring. Geffray Minshull...

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Parker [née Masgreave], Ellen [Helen] (bap. 1790, d. 1828), pauper and letter writer, was baptized on 7 June 1790 at Alton in Staffordshire, sixth of the eight children of John Masgreave (1749–1817), farmer, and his wife, Ann Jenkinson (bap. 1755, d...

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Saxby [née Howell], Mary (1738–1801), vagrant and memoirist, was born in London, the daughter of John Howell, a silk weaver, and his wife, Susanna, who died soon afterwards during childbirth. Mary's father remarried and had two further sons, one of whom—together with ...