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Shirley, Walterlocked

  • Edwin Welch


Shirley, Walter (1725–1786), Methodist preacher and hymn writer, the fourth son of the Hon. Laurence Shirley (1693–1743) and Anne (d. 1782), daughter of Sir Walter Clarges, was born on 23 September 1725 and baptized at Doveridge, Derbyshire, on 7 October. His father was the youngest son of ...

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