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Alexander Gordon

revised by W. N. Terry

Ashworth, Caleb (d. 1775), dissenting minister and tutor, was born at Clough Fold, near Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire, one of three sons of Richard Ashworth (1667–1751), a Particular Baptist lay preacher. His date of birth is uncertain: in his funeral address in 1775 Samuel Palmer...

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Morton, Charles (bap. 1627, d. 1698), nonconformist minister and tutor, was born at Pendavy, Cornwall, and baptized at Egloshayle in the same county on 18 February 1627, the son of Nicholas Morton (d. 1640), clergyman, and Frances, daughter of Thomas Kestell of ...

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Alexander Gordon

revised by S. J. Skedd

Seddon, John (1724–1770), dissenting minister and tutor, was born at Hereford on 8 December 1724, the son of Peter Seddon (d. 1760), dissenting minister successively at Ormskirk and Hereford, and his wife, Elizabeth Eckley. He was a second cousin of John Seddon (1719–1769)...

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Warren, Matthew (bap. 1642, d. 1706), nonconformist minister and tutor, was baptized on 4 December 1642 at Otterford, Somerset, a younger son of John Warren, 'a gentleman of good estate', and his wife, Anne (Calamy, 2.747). He was educated at Crewkerne grammar school...