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Eliot, Jared (1685–1763), Congregationalist minister in America, physician, and writer on agriculture, was born on 7 November 1685 in Guilford, Connecticut, the first of four children of Joseph Eliot (1638–1694), Congregational minister, and Mary Wyllys. Eliot entered Harvard College in 1699 but studied there only a year. When ...

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Guntrip, Henry James Samuel [Harry] (1901–1975), psychotherapist and Congregational minister, the son of Henry Richard Guntrip (d. c.1923) and his wife, Harriet Louise Jessop (d. 1953), was born at 103 Dulwich Road, London, on 29 May 1901. His father, a commercial clerk, was the youngest of seven children. Before his marriage he was lively and enjoyed cricket. A Methodist lay preacher, he was founder of a breakaway evangelical movement, ...

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Scott, Joseph Nicol (1702/3–1769), Independent minister and physician, was born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire, where his father, Thomas Scott (1679/80–1746), was the minister of Back Street Chapel. He was the eldest of six children, who included his brother Thomas Scott (1705–1775) and sister Elizabeth Scott (1707/8–1776)...