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Chorlton, John (1666–1705), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born at Salford, Lancashire. He was educated for the nonconformist ministry by the celebrated Richard Frankland, entering the academy, then at Natland, near Kendal, on 4 April 1682. According to a letter from Matthew Henry...

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Coningham, James (1669/70–1716), Presbyterian minister and tutor, of unknown parents, was described as ‘Anglus’ when he graduated MA from Edinburgh University on 27 February 1694. His first ministry was at Penrith, Cumberland, at a new Presbyterian meeting established as a result of a lectureship supported by ...

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Henry Grove (1684–1738) by or after John Wollaston by permission of Dr Williams's Library

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Grove, Henry (1684–1738), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born on 4 January 1684 at Taunton, the youngest of the fourteen children of Thomas Grove (c.1632–c.1712), apothecary, and his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John and Susannah Rowe of Crediton...

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Hallett, Joseph (1656–1722), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born on 4 November 1656, probably in Somerset or Dorset, the eldest son of Joseph (I) Hallett (bap. 1620, d. 1689), nonconformist minister, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was perhaps educated for the ministry by his father, who was a good Greek and Hebrew scholar, and was ordained secretly in 1683 but in July 1685 he resumed his studies and matriculated at ...

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Harrison, Ralph (1748–1810), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born on 30 August 1748 at the minister's house in Buxton, Derbyshire, the eighth of ten children of William Harrison (1708–1783), nonconformist minister successively at Stand, Buxton, and Chinley, and his wife, Ann Cooper (1710–1782)...

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Hill, Thomas (d. 1720), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was the son of Thomas Hill (c. 1628–1677), curate of Shuttington, Warwickshire, who refused to conform in 1662. He probably received his early education from Samuel Shaw, master of Ashby grammar school, who had been at school with his father. He was educated for the nonconformist ministry at ...

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Moore, John (bap. 1643, d. 1717), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor, the son of John Moore of Musbury, Devon, was baptized there on 5 August 1643. He was educated at the grammar school at Colyton, Devon. From there he went to Brasenose College, Oxford...

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Owen, Charles (d. 1746), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor, was the third son of John Owen, of Bryn, Aber-nant parish, Carmarthenshire, and younger brother of James Owen (1654–1706). His parents were 'inviolably firm' to the Church of England (C. Owen, 2), but the nine children who reached adulthood all became nonconformists and the three sons nonconformist ministers. ...

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Robinson, Benjamin (1666–1724), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born at Derby, the brother of Isaac Robinson (d. 1723), who became minister at Chesham, Buckinghamshire, in 1712. His mother died a few days after his birth. Benjamin was educated at Derby grammar school...

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Rotheram, Caleb (1694–1752), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born on 7 March 1694 into a prominent farming family at Great Salkeld, Cumberland. His father may have been Edward Rotheram who subscribed to the building of a schoolroom in 1686 and was living in ...

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Alexander Gordon

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Rothwell, Edward (c. 1673–1731), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born at Holcombe, in the parish of Bury, Lancashire, the son of Thomas Rothwell and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of Edward Hanmer of Buckden, yeoman. He was educated for the nonconformist ministry by the celebrated ...

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Taylor, John (1694–1761), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was born at Scotforth, Lancaster, the son of an Anglican timber merchant and his wife, a dissenter. Destined for the Christian ministry, he entered Thomas Dixon's dissenting academy at Whitehaven in 1709, where Caleb Rotheram, afterwards of ...

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Tong, William (1662–1727), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor, was born on 24 June 1662, the son of William Tong, chapman, of Worsley in the parish of Eccles, Lancashire. His father died when Tong was young. Studying originally for the law, Tong through his mother's influence turned to the ministry, and entered the academy of ...

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Woodhouse, John (c. 1627–1700), Presbyterian minister and tutor, was possibly a younger son of John Woodhouse of Wombourn, Staffordshire. He underwent a religious conversion at an early age and was considered 'so notedly Serious' at university 'as to be admitted into the Intimate Society of some of the Gravest Divines in that Place' (...