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Pierce, Samuel Eyleslocked

  • J. H. Y. Briggs


Pierce, Samuel Eyles (1746–1829), Independent minister, was born at Upottery rectory, near Honiton, Devon, on 23 June 1746, the son of Adam Pierce (1717–1785), cabinet-maker, and Susannah Chilcott (c.1710–1770). Of retiring disposition as a boy, he was brought up in a church home, his maternal grandfather being vicar of ...

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