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Carter, Henry (1874–1951), temperance campaigner and pacifist, was born on 3 November 1874 at 17 Cornwall Street, Plymouth, the son of George Henry Richards Carter, a basket-maker, and his wife, Lavinia Johns Kingdon. His father died when Henry Carter was young, so he was brought up by his mother, a devout Methodist and committed teetotaller. At the age of fourteen ...

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Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker, was born on 4 June 1886 in Kandy, Ceylon, the eldest of nine children (five sons and four daughters) of Muslim parents of Malay origin. His father, Athon Chunchie (1849/50–1928), of the Inche Che...

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Wilson, (William) Gordon (1927–1995), draper and campaigner for reconciliation in Northern Ireland, was born on 25 September 1927 in Manorhamilton, co. Leitrim, Republic of Ireland. He was the eldest of four children of Methodist parents, George Edward Wilson and his wife, Henrietta Conn...