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Orton, Joblocked

  • David L. Bates


Orton, Job (1717–1783), dissenting minister and theologian, the elder son of Job Orton (d. 1741) and Mary Perkins (d. 1762), was born on 4 September 1717 in Shrewsbury, where both his father and grandfather were in trade as grocers and where the family owned substantial property. He received his early education at the grammar school in ...

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