Byrth, Thomas (1793–1849), Church of England clergyman and author, was the son of John Byrth, of Stoke Damerell, Devon, a man of Irish descent, who married Mary Hobling, a member of an old Cornish family. He was born at Plymouth Dock on 11 September 1793, and received his early education in that town and at ...
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Dyer, William (1632/3–1696), clergyman and ejected minister, probably came from the west country: at the time of his death a brother and a sister were living in Tedburn St Mary in Devon, another brother in Chard, Somerset. Nothing is as yet known of his parents or his education....
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Hickeringill, Edmund (bap. 1631, d. 1708), Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist, was born in Aberford (near Leeds) where he was baptized on 19 September 1631. His father, Edmund Hickhorngill, the subject of a public proclamation in 1638 for absenting himself from church, was a recusant and the favoured servant of the papist ...
Keith, George (1638