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Gibb, John (d. 1720?), founder of the Sweet Singers or Gibbite sect  

John Callow

Gibb, John (d. 1720?), founder of the Sweet Singers or Gibbite sect, was born and raised in Borrowstounness (modern day Bo'ness) in Linlithgowshire, Scotland. There he learned to sail, and was in time appointed to be the purser and master of the merchantman ...

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Thompson, Samuel (1766–1837), a founder of the Freethinking Christians  

Alexander Gordon

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Thompson, Samuel (1766–1837), a founder of the Freethinking Christians, born in Aldgate, London, on 7 June 1766, was the son of Samuel King Thompson, victualler, of the Bell, Church Row, Houndsditch, and his wife, Catherine. He was educated at Christ's Hospital (1774–80), after which he was apprenticed to a watchmaker in ...