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Bugg, Francis (1640–1727), Quaker apostate, was born at Mildenhall, Suffolk, on 10 March 1640 and baptized on 14 March. His father was Robert (d. c.1667), the second son of Francis and Margaret Bugg; his mother, Joan, the daughter of Thomas and ...

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Carney [married name McBride], (Maria) Winifred, [Winnie] (1887–1943), trade unionist, suffrage activist, and Irish republican, was born at Bangor, co. Down, on 4 December 1887, the youngest of six children of Alfred Ernest Carney (1848–1929), a commercial traveller who was a Protestant, and his wife, ...

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Carpenter, Richard (1604/5–1670?), Roman Catholic priest and apostate, was the son of William Carpenter (d. 1611) of Denshanger, Passenham, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Thomas Piggot of Doddershall, Quainton, Buckinghamshire. Born at Doddershall, he had one brother and two sisters. ...

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Gladstone, Helen Jane (1814–1880), Roman Catholic convert, was born on 28 June 1814 at 62 Rodney Street, Liverpool. She was the second daughter, and youngest of the six children, of Sir John Gladstone, first baronet (1764–1851), and his second wife, Anne, née Robertson (1771/2–1835)...

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Herbert, (Mary) Elizabeth, Lady Herbert of Lea (1822–1911), Roman Catholic convert and philanthropist, was born on 21 July 1822, the only daughter of General Charles Ashe À Court Repington (1785–1861), sometime MP for Heytesbury, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Gibbs (d. 1878)...

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Mackenzie [née Hughes], (Hettie) Millicent (1863–1942), educationist and suffragist, was born at 14 York Place, Clifton, Bristol, on 11 June 1863, the second of three children of Walter William Hughes (1833–1909), estate agent, and his wife, Hester Catherine, ...

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Manning, Henry Edward (1808–1892), Roman Catholic convert and cardinal-archbishop of Westminster, was born at Copped Hall, Totteridge, Hertfordshire, on 15 July 1808, the eighth and youngest child of William Manning (1763–1835), West Indies merchant and tory MP, and his second wife, Mary Hunter (1771–1847)...

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Margoliouth, Moses (1815–1881), Hebrew scholar and convert from Judaism, was born in Suwałki, Poland, son of a prosperous local merchant named Gershon Margoliouth (d. c.1852), apparently originally surnamed Epstein or Epszteyn. In 1834 Moses Margoliouth married Chaja Goldberg (1818–1870), daughter of writer and historian ...

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Pollen, John Hungerford (1820–1902), decorative artist and Roman Catholic convert, was born at 6 New Burlington Street, London, on 19 November 1820. He was the second son of Richard Pollen (1786–1838), a gentleman of Rodbourne, Wiltshire, and his wife, Anne Cockerell (1784–1865), whose brother was ...

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Sibthorp, Richard Waldo (1792–1879), Church of England clergyman and Roman Catholic convert, born at Canwick Hall, near Lincoln, on 4 October 1792, was the fifth and youngest son of Colonel Humphry Waldo Sibthorp (1744–1815), MP for Lincoln, and his wife, Susannah, daughter of ...

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Wilberforce, Robert Isaac (1802–1857), Roman Catholic convert, was born on 19 December 1802 at Broomfield, on Clapham Common, the fourth child and second son of William Wilberforce (1759–1833) and his wife, Barbara Ann (1777–1847), eldest daughter of Isaac Spooner of Elmden Hall, Coventry...

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Winn, Rowland George Allanson Allanson-, fifth Baron Headley (1855–1935), civil engineer and convert to Islam, was born on 19 January 1855 in London, the only son in the family of four children of the Hon. Rowland Allanson-Winn (1816–1888) and his wife, Margaretta Stephana (...