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date: 05 December 2019

Darby, John Nelsonlocked

(1800–1882)
  • Timothy C. F. Stunt

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Darby, John Nelson (1800–1882), member of the so-called (Plymouth) Brethren, was born on 18 November 1800 at 9 Great George Street, Westminster, the youngest of six brothers who survived infancy. His father, John Darby of Markly, Warbleton, Sussex, was born in 1751 and was said to have profited as a merchant from naval contracts in the Napoleonic wars. He inherited ...

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