Brothers, Richard (1757–1824), self-styled prophet, was born on 25 December 1757 at Placentia, Newfoundland. His father was a gunner, and his family continued to live at Placentia long after Richard was sent as a boy to Woolwich, where he went to school, and from where in 1772 he entered the ...
Timothy C. F. Stunt
revised by K. D. Reynolds
Schimmelpenninck [née Galton], Mary Anne (1778–1856), author, was born in her grandfather's house in Steel House Lane, Birmingham, on 25 November 1778, the eldest child of Samuel Galton (1753–1832), gun maker, and his wife, Lucy Barclay (1757–1817). Both parents were members of the ...