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Folger, Peter (1617–1690), interpreter and public official in America, was born in Norwich, the son of John Folger and Meriba Gibbs. Little is known of Folger until 1635, when he and his widower father moved to Massachusetts. During the voyage Folger met Mary Morrill...

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Johnston, Sir John Baines [Jack] (1918–2005), civil servant and diplomatist, was born on 13 May 1918 at 8 The Ghyll, Ellenborough, Maryport, Cumberland, the son of Andrew Smith Johnston, Baptist clergyman, and his wife, Nora Agnes, née Baines, schoolteacher, and daughter of a blacksmith. When he was two the family moved to ...