Francis, John (1811–1882), publisher, was born in Bermondsey, London, on 18 July 1811. His father, James Parker Francis (1777?–1850) of Saffron Walden, Essex, where he was apprenticed to a leather dresser, had married Elizabeth (1774/5–1868), daughter of Thomas Perkins, a gun-flint maker of ...
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Martin, Hugh (1890–1964), ecumenical student leader and publisher, was born on 7 April 1890 in Glasgow, the son of the Revd Thomas Henry Martin, minister of the Adelaide Place Baptist Church, Glasgow, for thirty years and his wife, Clara Thorpe. His early initiation into the spirit of the ecumenical movement came in 1910 when he was a '...