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Davies, Theophilus Harris (1834–1898), businessman and consul, was born on 4 January 1834 in Coalbournbrook, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, the second of the five children of the Revd Theophilus Davies (c.1798–1879?), a Welsh Congregational minister, and his wife, Mary Ann (c.1798–1849?)...


Deane [formerly Dean], Silas (1737–1789), revolutionary politician and diplomat in America, was born on 24 December 1737 in Groton, Connecticut, to Silas Dean (d. 1760), a blacksmith, and Sarah Barker (d. 1761). Upon graduation in 1758 from Yale College, young ...


George Pritchard (1796–1883) by George Baxter, pubd 1845 unknown collection / Christie's; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London


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Pritchard, George (1796–1883), missionary and diplomatist, born in Birmingham on 1 August 1796, worked from childhood with his father, a journeyman brass-founder, and showed great mechanical skill. In his youth he and his family attended the Congregational chapel in Carr's Lane, and he became a local preacher in villages around ...