Murch, Jerom (1807–1895), Unitarian minister and municipal activist, was born on 29 October 1807 in Honiton, Devon, the fourth of the seven children of William Murch (1767–1853), tinsmith and ironmonger, and his second wife, Ann, née Burnard (1775–1856), of Colyton. He had five other siblings from his father's first marriage....
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Palmer, Thomas Fyshe (1747–1802), Unitarian minister and radical, was born at Ickwell, Bedfordshire, in July 1747, the son of Henry Fyshe and his wife, Elizabeth Ingram. His mother belonged to the Palmer family of Nazeing Park, Essex. His father, who was the representative of the family of ...
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Shepherd, William (1768–1847), Unitarian minister and politician, was born in Liverpool on 11 October 1768, the son of William Shepherd (d. 1772), master cordwainer, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1787), daughter of Benjamin Mather (d. 1749), dissenting minister of Over Darwen...
Sorensen, Reginald William, Baron Sorensen (1891–1971), politician and Unitarian minister, was born at 25 Ronalds Road, Islington, north London, on 19 June 1891, the eldest son in the family of two sons and two daughters of William James Sorensen (1868–1925), a silversmith of Danish paternity, and his wife, ...