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date: 05 March 2021

Leddra, Williamlocked

(d. 1661)
  • John C. Shields

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Leddra, William (d. 1661), Quaker minister in America, was probably born in Cornwall, but apparently migrated early to Barbados. According to one authority, Leddra was a clothier before becoming an approved minister of the Society of Friends (Maule, 45). Nothing is known of his lineage or possible marriages or descendants. As a man committed to his faith, however, much is known, especially about his activities in ...

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