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Breakwell, Thomas (1872–1902), the first English Bahaء‎i convert  

Philip Hainsworth

Breakwell, Thomas (1872–1902), the first English Bahaء‎i convert, was born at Ellen Street, Woking, Surrey, on 31 May 1872, the youngest of the five children of Edward Breakwell, blacksmith, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Knight. He received his elementary education at the local school, and subsequently emigrated with his family to the ...

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Wightman, Edward (bap. 1580?, d. 1612), alleged heretic  

Stephen Wright

Wightman, Edward (bap. 1580?, d. 1612), alleged heretic, may perhaps have been the child baptized on 14 July 1580 by his father John Wightman at Hinckley, Leicestershire; William Burton recorded in 1622 that he was from a family of the manor of Wykin...