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Philip Thomas Byard Clayton (1885–1972) by Howard Coster, 1937 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Clayton, Philip Thomas Byard [Tubby] (1885–1972), Church of England clergyman and founder of the Toc H movement, was born on 12 December 1885 at Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, the third son and sixth and youngest child of Reginald Byard Buchanan Clayton, manager of a sugar plantation, and his wife, who was also his first cousin, ...

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Palmer, James (bap. 1581, d. 1660), Church of England clergyman and benefactor, was born in the parish of St Margaret's Westminster, and baptized there in July 1581, the son of Henry Palmer. He graduated BA of Magdalene College, Cambridge, early in 1602 and proceeded MA in 1605; while there he received an exhibition from the ...

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(Edward) Chad Varah (1911–2007) by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies, 1988 © Lucinda Douglas-Menzies / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Varah, (Edward) Chad (1911–2007), Church of England clergyman and founder of the Samaritans, was born on 12 November 1911 at the vicarage, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, the eldest son and eldest of nine children of Canon William Edward Varah (1862–1945), a strict Tractarian and vicar of ...

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Wilson, William Carus (1791–1859), Church of England clergyman and founder of charity schools, was born on 7 July 1791 at Heversham, Westmorland, the eldest of the eight surviving children of William Carus (1764–1851) of Casterton Hall, Westmorland, and his wife, Margaret (d...