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Buck, Charles (1771–1815), theological writer and Independent minister, was born at Hillsley, near Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, and began preaching at the age of seventeen in a room in Black Horse Court, Fleet Street, London. He was pastor of an Independent congregation in ...

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Fawcett, John (1740–1817), Particular Baptist minister and theological writer, was born on 6 January 1740 at Lidget Green, near Bradford, the son of Stephen Fawcett (c.1702–c.1751), who died of a fever in his fiftieth year, leaving a widow and a numerous family. ...

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Fletcher, Joseph (1784–1843), Congregational minister and theological writer, was born on 3 December 1784 at Chester, where his father, Robert Fletcher, was a goldsmith. In his boyhood he was deeply impressed by the gospel, and, after attending the grammar school of his native city, prepared for the ministry in the ...

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Gale, Theophilus (1628–1679), ejected minister and theologian, was born at Kingsteignton, Devon, where his father, Theophilus Gale DD (d. 1639), was vicar as well as a prebendary of Exeter Cathedral. His mother, Bridget (née Walrond), was the elder Gale's second wife. ...

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Haldane, Robert (1764–1842), theological writer and evangelical patron, was born on 28 February 1764 in Queen Anne Street, Cavendish Square, London, elder son of Captain James Haldane (1728–1768), heir to Airthrey estate, Stirlingshire, and Katherine Duncan (d. 1774) of Lundie near Dundee...

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Lewis, George (1763–1822), Independent minister and theologian, was born at a farm called Y Fantais, in the parish of Tre-lech, Carmarthenshire, the only child of William and Rachel Lewis. He had an excellent elementary education under the tuition of four local ministers. In 1781 he was admitted to the Presbyterian college at ...

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Owen, John (1616–1683), theologian and Independent minister, was born at Stadham (Stadhampton), Oxfordshire, the second son of Henry Owen, vicar of Stadham, and grandson of Griffith Owen of Talhenbont, Llanegryn, Merioneth. His mother was probably Hester Owen, who married the minister John Hartcliffe...

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John Owen (1616–1683) attrib. John Greenhill, c. 1668 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Priestley, Joseph (1733–1804), theologian and natural philosopher, was born on 13 March 1733 at Birstall Fieldhead, West Riding of Yorkshire, about 6 miles south-west of Leeds. He was the first of six children of Jonas Priestley (1700–1779), cloth dresser, and his first wife, ...

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Joseph Priestley (1733–1804) by or after Ellen Sharples [original, c.1797] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Roberts, John (1767–1834), Independent minister and theologian, the son of Evan and Mary Roberts, was born on 25 February 1767 at Bron-y-llan, Mochdre, Montgomeryshire. He was one of twelve children; his sister Mary was later the mother of William Williams (Gwilym Cyfeiliog; 1801–1876)...

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Scott, Alexander John [Sandy] (1805–1866), theological dissident and educationist, was born on 26 March 1805 at the Middle Parish manse, Greenock, the fifth of six children born to Dr John Scott (1763–1836), a Church of Scotland parish minister, and his wife, Susanna, daughter of ...

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Woodward, Hezekiah (1591/2–1675), educationist and divine, was born in Worcestershire, the youngest of nine children. Like most educational reformers, Woodward was critical of his own upbringing. According to the autobiographical details in his 'Of the child's portion' (1640), published in A Sons Patrimony and a Daughters Portion...