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date: 15 October 2019

Roby, Williamlocked

(1766–1830)
  • Deryck Lovegrove

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Roby, William (1766–1830), Independent minister, was born on 23 March 1766 at Haigh, near Wigan, the son of Nehemiah Roby (d. 1814), proprietor of a commercial school, and his first wife, Mary Bond (d. c.1780). The family included a younger stepbrother, ...

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