1-7 of 7 results  for:

  • Congregational x
  • Results with images only x
Clear all

Article

Dudley, Joseph (1647–1720), colonial governor, was born on 23 September 1647 at Roxbury in Massachusetts Bay Colony, the seventh child of Thomas Dudley (1576–1653), the colony's second governor, and his second wife, Catherine Hackburn (née Dighton), the widow of Samuel Hackburn of ...

Article

Griffith, Sir Samuel Walker (1845–1920), lawyer and politician in Australia, was born on 21 June 1845 at Merthyr Tudful, Glamorgan, the second son of the Revd Edward Griffith (1819–1891), Congregational minister, and his wife, Mary Walker (d. 1892). Griffith's father then held ministries at ...

Article

Mappin, Sir Frederick Thorpe, first baronet (1821–1910), industrialist and politician, was born on 16 May 1821 in Sheffield, the eldest of the four sons of Joseph Mappin (1793–1841), cutlery manufacturer, and his wife, Mary, the daughter of Thomas Thorpe of Haynes, Bedfordshire, a land surveyor. He was educated at ...

Article

Parkes, Sir Henry (1815–1896), politician and journalist in Australia, was born on 27 May 1815 at Motthouse, Canley Hamlet, Warwickshire, the youngest of the six children of Thomas Parkes (b. 1773), a tenant farmer, and his wife, Martha, née Faulconbridge (d...

Article

Pynchon, William (1590–1662), public official and pamphleteer in America, was born on 26 December 1590 at Springfield, Essex, the son of John Pynchon (d. 1610) and Frances Brett (bap. 1590). As the child of a wealthy gentry family he was taught Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, but there is no evidence that he attended university. In 1624 he married ...

Article

Shuttleworth, Sir James Phillips Kay-, first baronet (1804–1877), civil servant and educationist, was born James Phillips Kay on 20 July 1804 in Rochdale, Lancashire, the eldest of the six children of Robert Kay (1768-1834), cotton merchant, and his wife, Hannah née Phillips (1780-1835)...

Article

Wentworth, Benning (1696–1770), merchant and colonial governor, was born on 24 July 1696 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the eldest of the fourteen children of John Wentworth (1672–1730), merchant and lieutenant-governor of New Hampshire, and his wife, Sarah (1674–1741), daughter of Mark Hunking of ...