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Brekell [Breikell], Johnlocked

(bap. 1698, d. 1769)
  • Jonathan H. Westaway


Brekell [Breikell], John (bap. 1698, d. 1769), Presbyterian minister, was baptized in the parish of North Meols, Lancashire, on 28 January 1698, the son of Barnaby Breikell (1669–1728) and Jennett Thomasson. He was educated for the ministry at Nottingham under John Hardy. His first known settlement was at ...

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