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Gurney, Joseph Johnlocked

(1788–1847)
  • Edward H. Milligan

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Gurney, Joseph John (1788–1847), banker and religious writer, was born on 2 August 1788 at Earlham Hall, Norwich, the eleventh of the twelve children of John Gurney (1749–1809) and Catherine Gurney, née Bell (1754–1792). The Gurneys, Quakers from the mid-seventeenth century, had developed a substantial wool-stapling business and were known for their social concern, evinced, for instance, in ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
J. Burke, , 4 vols. (1833–8); new edn as , 3 vols. [1843–9] [many later edns]
Religious Society of Friends, London