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Baelz, Peter Richard (1923–2000), theologian and Church of England clergyman  

Peter Sedgwick

Baelz, Peter Richard (1923–2000), theologian and Church of England clergyman, was born on 27 July 1923 at Ivybank, Queen's Road, Forest Hill, London. His German Lutheran parents, Eberhard Friedrich Wolfgang Baelz, export merchant, and Adine Elsie Dora Focke, sent him to Dulwich College...

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Fawcett, John (1740–1817), Particular Baptist minister and theological writer  

John A. Hargreaves

Fawcett, John (1740–1817), Particular Baptist minister and theological writer, was born on 6 January 1740 at Lidget Green, near Bradford, the son of Stephen Fawcett (c.1702–c.1751), who died of a fever in his fiftieth year, leaving a widow and a numerous family. ...

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Hill, Sir Richard, second baronet (1733–1808), religious controversialist  

W. C. Sydney

revised by S. J. Skedd

Hill, Sir Richard, second baronet (1733–1808), religious controversialist, was born on 6 June 1733 at the family seat—Hawkstone Park, near Shrewsbury—the eldest son in the family of ten children of Sir Rowland Hill (1705–1783), landowner, who had been created first baronet in 1727, and his first wife, ...

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Huntington, William (1745–1813), preacher and religious writer  

Clare Brant

Huntington, William (1745–1813), preacher and religious writer, was born on 2 February 1745 in a cottage at the Four Wents, on the road between Goudhurst and Cranbrook, Kent, the natural son of Barnabas Russel, farmer, and baptized on 14 November 1750 at Cranbrook church...

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William Huntington (1745–1813) by Domenico Pellegrini, 1803 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mayer, Matthew (1740–1814), Methodist preacher and promoter of the Sunday school movement  

Henry D. Rack

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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Perronet, Edward (1721–1792), Independent minister and hymn writer  

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