John Catlyn (bap. 1627, d. 1678), schoolmaster, was born at Hull and baptized at St Mary’s Church, Hull, on 12 April 1627, the eldest surviving son of John Catlyn (d. 1658) and his wife, Alice, née Hodge. John Catlyn senior, a bricklayer, had purchased his freedom of ...
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Leftwich, William (1770–1843), confectioner and ice merchant, was born in Aldford, near Chester, in 1770, the son of William Leftwich (1743/4–1809) and his wife, Martha Barns (1732/3–1818). He was descended from an old family of local landowners, the Leftwich family of Leftwich Hall, Cheshire...