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Gurney, Joseph John (1788-1847), banker and religious writer

Edward H. Milligan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11771

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Gurney, Joseph John (1788-1847), banker and religious writer, was born on 2 August 1788 at Earlham Hall, Norwich, the eleventh of the twelve children of John Gurney (1749-1809) and Catherine Gurney, née Bell (1754-1792). The Gurneys, Quakers from the mid-seventeenth century, had developed a substantial wool-stapling business and were known ...

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