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Aikin, John (1713–1780), tutor and theological scholar, was born on 28 December 1713 in London. His father, John Aikin (1664–1756), a linen draper from Kirkcudbright, Scotland, had settled there some time previously; his mother, Anne Bentall, is described as the daughter of a ...

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Seddon, John (1724–1770), dissenting minister and tutor, was born at Hereford on 8 December 1724, the son of Peter Seddon (d. 1760), dissenting minister successively at Ormskirk and Hereford, and his wife, Elizabeth Eckley. He was a second cousin of John Seddon (1719–1769)...