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Ackroyd, Peter Runham (1917–2005), Old Testament scholar  

Ronald E. Clements

Ackroyd, Peter Runham (1917–2005), Old Testament scholar, was born on 15 September 1917 at 66 Stone Hill Road, Derby, the son of Jabez Robert Ackroyd, Congregational minister, and his wife, Winifred, née Brown. When the family moved to Harrow, Middlesex, he attended the county boys' school. He matriculated from ...


Kinns, Samuel (1826–1903), Christian apologist  

R. S. Simpson

Kinns, Samuel (1826–1903), Christian apologist, was born in Colchester, the son of J. O. Kinns, of Great Totham, Essex, a Congregationalist minister. He was educated at Colchester grammar school and then privately.

In 1856 Kinns founded a boys' school, The College, Highbury New Park...


Momerie [formerly Mummery], Alfred Williams (1848–1900), theologian  

E. I. Carlyle

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Momerie [formerly Mummery], Alfred Williams (1848–1900), theologian, born in Ratcliffe, London, on 22 March 1848, was the only child of Isaac Vale Mummery (1812–1892), a well-known Congregational minister of Ratcliffe, London, and his wife, a daughter of Thomas George Williams of Hackney...


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Momerie, Alfred Williams (1848–1900)  

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Alfred Williams Momerie (1848–1900) by Barraud, pubd 1891 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Rawlinson, Alfred Edward John [Jack] (1884–1960), bishop of Derby and theologian  

Mark D. Chapman

Rawlinson, Alfred Edward John [Jack] (1884–1960), bishop of Derby and theologian, was born at Park Road, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, on 17 July 1884, the first son of Alfred John Rawlinson (b. 1865), accountant, and his second wife, Anna Margaret Marshall of Sekondi, Gold Coast...


Weld, Thomas (bap. 1595, d. 1661), Independent minister and religious controversialist  

Michael P. Winship

Weld, Thomas (bap. 1595, d. 1661), Independent minister and religious controversialist, was baptized on 13 July 1595 in Sudbury, Suffolk, the son of Edmund Weld. He graduated BA from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1613 and MA in 1618. He was soon active in ...


Wyon, Olive (1881–1966), translator and theologian  

Sybil Oldfield

Wyon, Olive (1881–1966), translator and theologian, was born on 7 March 1881 at 53 Maitland Park Road, Kentish Town, London, the eldest of the two sons and three daughters of Allan Wyon [see under Wyon family] and his wife, Harriet Gairdner...