Dawson, Benjamin (1729–1814), Church of England clergyman and philologist, was born in Halifax, the sixth of the seven sons of Eli Dawson (d. 1744), Presbyterian minister of Morley, Yorkshire, and his wife, Alice Taylor. He and his brother Thomas Dawson (c. 1725–1782)...
R. M. J. Jones
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Evans, William (d. 1776
Maker: G. Haworth
T. B. Johnstone
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Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer, was born at Newburgh, Fife, on 3 September 1823, son of John Hunter, a clerk of the Inland Revenue and a native of Wigtownshire, and his wife, Agnes Strickland of Ulverston, Lancashire...
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Moffat, Robert (1795–1883), missionary in Africa and linguist, was born on 21 December 1795 in Ormiston, East Lothian, near Haddington, Scotland, the third of seven children of Robert Moffat (1768–1847), and his wife, Ann, née Gardiner (1767–1854). A pioneer of protestant missionary activity among the ...
Séamas Ó Saothraí
Neilson, William [Uilliam Mac Néill] (1774–1821), minister of the Presbyterian General Synod of Ulster and grammarian, was born at Rademon, Crossgar, co. Down, on 12 September 1774, the fourth child of the seven sons and one daughter of Moses Neilson (1739–1823), minister of ...
Richard L. Greaves
Simson, Andrew (c. 1526–1591
M. K. C. MacMahon
Stormonth, James (1824–1882), Episcopalian minister and lexicographer, was reputedly born in Edinburgh (The Athenaeum, 11 Feb 1882), the son of James Stormonth, fish curer, and his wife, Jane, née Robertson. He had at least one younger brother. He was educated at the ...