Shrubsole, William (1729–1797), Independent minister and mastmaker, was born at Sandwich, Kent, on 7 April 1729 and baptized at St Clement's, Sandwich, on 18 April, the son of Edward Shrubsole and Mary Chapman, who had married on 1 July 1726. In February 1743 he was apprenticed to ...
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Williams, Frederick Smeeton (1829–1886), Congregational minister and railway historian, was born in Newark-on-Trent, the second son of Charles Williams (1796–1866), a Congregational minister, and his wife, Mary Smeeton. The father was successively pastor at Newark-on-Trent and Salisbury (1833–5), before going to ...