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Clayton, John (1709–1773), Church of England clergyman

Henry D. Rack

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Clayton, John (1709–1773), Church of England clergyman, was born in Manchester on 9 October 1709, the eldest of the four children of William Clayton (bap. 1679, d. 1725), bookseller–stationer, and his wife, Martha Mosson (1678/9–1730). He was educated at Manchester grammar school...

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