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Ellerton, Edward (1771–1851), educational philanthropist, son of Richard Ellerton of Downholm, Yorkshire, was born on 30 January 1771. He attended Richmond School and matriculated at University College, Oxford, in 1787, graduating BA in 1792 and MA in 1795. He was curate of North Cerney, Gloucestershire...


Fox, William (1736–1826), founder of the Sunday School Society, was born at Clapton, Gloucestershire, on 14 February 1736, the youngest of the eight children of a tenant farmer on the Clapton Manor estate (d. 1738/9) previously identified as J. or James Fox...


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