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date: 14 April 2021

Elam, Gervaselocked

  • Norma C. Neill


Elam, Gervase (1681–1771), merchant and Quaker minister, was born on 3 October 1681 at Heath, Skircoates Moor, Halifax, the only child of John Elam (1639/40–1730), a card-maker, and his second wife, Katherine (d. 1682) of Kendal, daughter of Gervase Benson of Borratt, Sedbergh...

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