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Brook, Benjamin (1776–1848), Independent minister and historian, was born at Nether Thong, near Huddersfield. As a youth he joined the Independent church at Holmfield, under the pastoral care of the Revd Robert Gallond. In 1797 he entered Rotherham Independent college as a student for the ministry. In 1801 he became the first pastor of the Congregational church at ...

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Evans, John (1679/80–1730), Presbyterian minister and historian, was born at Wrexham, Denbighshire, the son of John Evans (1628/9–1700), dissenting minister and schoolmaster, and his wife, Katherine (bap. 1638), widow of Vavasor Powell (1617–1670), Independent minister, and the fifth daughter of Gilbert Gerard...

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Neal, Daniel (1678–1743), Independent minister and historian, was born in London on 14 December 1678. His parents died when he was very young, and he was raised by his maternal uncle in London. In September 1686 he enrolled at the Merchant Taylors' School...

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Thomas, Joshua (1719–1797), Particular Baptist minister and historian, was born on 22 February 1719 at Tŷ-hen, Caeo, Carmarthenshire, the eldest son of Thomas Morgan (c.1690–1760), carpenter, and his wife, Jane Hughes (b. c.1689). After a rudimentary education at a school kept by the Independent minister ...