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Gibbons, Thomas (1720–1785), Independent minister and diarist

John Handby Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 912 words.

Gibbons, Thomas (1720–1785), Independent minister and diarist, was born at Reach, Swaffham Prior, near Newmarket, on 31 May 1720, the son of Thomas Gibbons (c.1700–1757), sometime...

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Hughes, Hugh [pseud. Tegai] (1805–1864), poet and Congregational minister

Mari A. Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 578 words.

Hughes, Hugh [pseud. Tegai] (1805–1864), poet and Congregational minister, was born at the village of Cilgeraint, Llandygái, Caernarvonshire, the son of Thomas Hughes and his wife, Barbara...

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Lewis, Howell Elvet [pseud. Elfed] (1860–1953), Congregational minister and devotional poet

Branwen Jarvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1073 words.

Lewis, Howell Elvet [pseud. Elfed] (1860–1953), Congregational minister and devotional poet, was born on 14 April 1860 at Y Gangell, Blaen-y-coed, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthenshire, to Anna, néenull...

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Scofield, Cyrus Ingerson

John D. Hannah.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1402 words.

Scofield, Cyrus Ingerson (19 August 1843–24 July 1921), churchman and editor of the Scofield Reference Bible, was born near Clinton, Michigan, the son of Elias Scofield and Abigail...

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Taylor, Edward (c. 1642–1729), minister in America and poet

John C. Shields.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1736 words.

Taylor, Edward (c. 1642–1729), minister in America and poet, was born in Sketchley, Leicestershire, the son of William Taylor, a yeoman farmer, and his wife, Margaret. Taylor's extant...

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Taylor, Leila Sarah

Stephen J. Paterwic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1209 words.

Taylor, Leila Sarah (11 December 1854–29 June 1923), Shaker author, poet, and associate eldress, was born in Westfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Wesley Taylor, a homeopathic...

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Toms, Isaac (1710–1801), Independent minister and writer

Isabel Rivers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Literature. 1213 words.

Toms, Isaac (1710–1801), Independent minister and writer, was born on 22 August 1710 in London, son of Philip Toms, a mercer in the Royal Exchange, and his wife, Elizabeth Kempster. His...

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Wigglesworth, Michael (1631–1705), poet and minister

Leonard W. Cowie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 936 words.

Wigglesworth, Michael (1631–1705), poet and minister, was born on 18 October 1631, probably in Yorkshire, the son of Edward Wigglesworth, a tradesman, and his wife, Esther, and was taken by...

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Williams, Joseph (1692–1755), evangelical dissenter and journal writer

Isabel Rivers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1393 words.

Williams, Joseph (1692–1755), evangelical dissenter and journal writer, was born on 16 November 1692, presumably in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, the son of a clothier of Kidderminster....

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Williams, Rowland [pseud. Hwfa Môn] (1823–1905), Congregational minister and poet

Meic Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 773 words.

Williams, Rowland [pseud. Hwfa Môn] (1823–1905), Congregational minister and poet, was born in March 1823 at Pen-y-graig, near the village of Trefdraeth, Anglesey, the son of Robert...

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