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Button, Ralph (1611/12–1680), nonconformist tutor, was born in Bishopstone, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, the son of Robert Button. He was educated at a local grammar school and then at Exeter College, Oxford, where he matriculated in December 1631, aged nineteen. Button was a favourite pupil of the rector of ...

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J. E. G. de Montmorency

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Cleworth, Thomas Ebenezer (1854–1909), religious educationist, eldest survivor of the seven sons and five daughters of Enoch Cleworth of Tyldesley, near Manchester, and Mary Sykes of Heywood, was born at Westminster on 2 April 1854, his father at that date being a London...

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Cooper, Thomas (1805–1892), Chartist and religious lecturer, was born on 20 March 1805 in Leicester, the illegitimate son of a dyer. His mother continued working as a dyer after the early death of Cooper's father, which indicates that the relationship was more than transitory. Living in ...

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Fairfield, Zoë Barbara (1878–1936), secretary of the Student Christian Movement, was born at St George's Square, Pimlico, London, on 23 April 1878, the elder of two daughters of Arthur Rowan Fairfield (1840–1915), civil servant, and his wife, Sophie Louise, née Blew-Jones (1858–1936). She was a cousin of ...

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Fox, William (1736–1826), founder of the Sunday School Society, was born at Clapton, Gloucestershire, on 14 February 1736, the youngest of the eight children of a tenant farmer on the Clapton Manor estate (d. 1738/9) previously identified as J. or James Fox...

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William Fox (1736–1826) by Samuel Freeman, pubd 1827 © reserved

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Frankland, Richard (1630–1698), nonconformist tutor, was born on 1 November 1630, at Rathmell, Giggleswick, Yorkshire, the son of John Frankland (d. before 1650). Between 1642 and 1648 he was educated at Giggleswick grammar school, before being admitted on 18 May 1648 at ...

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Richard Frankland (1630–1698) by unknown artist by permission of Dr Williams's Library

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Henry Grattan Guinness (1835–1910) by Robinson © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Guinness, Henry Grattan (1835–1910), evangelist and trainer of missionaries, was born on 11 August 1835 at Montpelier House, near Kingstown, Ireland, the eldest son in the family of one daughter and three sons of John Grattan Guinness (1783–1850), captain in the army, who saw service in ...

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Jollie [Jolly], Timothy (1656x9–1714), Independent minister and nonconformist tutor, was born at Altham, Lancashire, between 1656 and 1659, according to differing sources. He was the youngest son of Thomas Jollie or Jolly (1629–1703), an Independent minister; his mother was Thomas's third wife, whose name is unknown, who died in childbirth giving birth to him....

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Jones, Samuel (1681/2–1719), nonconformist tutor, was the son of Malachi Jones (d. 1729), nonconformist minister in Herefordshire until he emigrated to America about 1711. In February 1704 the Congregational Fund board examined him as a candidate for the ministry and resolved to grant him the full allowance. He was educated for the nonconformist ministry first at ...

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Krishnamurti, Jiddu (1895–1986), religious teacher, was born on 11 May 1895 at Madanapalle, between Madras and Bangalore, the eighth son of Narianiah, a Telugu-speaking Brahman employed by the British as a rent-collector, and his wife and cousin, Jiddu Sanjeevama (d. 1905). When compulsorily retired, ...

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Latham, Ebenezer (c. 1688–1754), nonconformist tutor, was born probably at Mickledale, Cheshire, the eldest son of the Revd Richard Latham (c.1653–1706), nonconformist minister at Wem, Shropshire, from 1696. Intended for the nonconformist ministry from an early age he was a student under ...

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MacLaren, Archibald (1819?–1884), teacher of physical education and author, was born at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. The details of his early life are obscure. He was brought up a Presbyterian. At about the age of sixteen he went to Paris and studied fencing, gymnastics, and medicine but became most interested in physical training. He settled in ...

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Mayer, Matthew (1740–1814), Methodist preacher and promoter of the Sunday school movement, was born on 4 November 1740 at Portwood Hall estate, near Stockport, Cheshire, the son of John Mayer, yeoman farmer (d. 1775), and his wife, Hannah. Educated at a good country school, ...

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E. G. Hawke

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Mimpriss, Robert (1797–1875), Sunday school worker, was born at Deptford, Kent, on 14 January 1797, into a devout home of Welsh origin. His father was an official in Deptford Dockyard, and had nine sons, of whom Robert and Thomas, afterwards a surgeon, alone survived infancy. After education at a ...

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Moore, John (bap. 1643, d. 1717), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor, the son of John Moore of Musbury, Devon, was baptized there on 5 August 1643. He was educated at the grammar school at Colyton, Devon. From there he went to Brasenose College, Oxford...

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Owen, Charles (d. 1746), Presbyterian minister and nonconformist tutor, was the third son of John Owen, of Bryn, Aber-nant parish, Carmarthenshire, and younger brother of James Owen (1654–1706). His parents were 'inviolably firm' to the Church of England (C. Owen...