Clay, John (1796–1858), prison chaplain, was born in Liverpool on 10 May 1796, the fifth son of Thomas Clay (d. 1821), ship- and anchorsmith, and his wife, Mary Lowe. He was a sickly child and was seen by the family as having learning difficulties. He was sent to ...
Morrison, William Douglas (1852–1943), criminologist and prison chaplain, was born at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, on 15 May 1852, the son of Robert Southmuir Morrison, a merchant, and Ann Donald-William. Educated at nearby Trinity College, Glenalmond, he was ordained deacon in 1877 and priest in 1878 by the bishop of ...
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Purney, Thomas (1695–1730
Winterbotham, William (1763–1829), Baptist minister and political prisoner, was born in Little Minories, Aldgate, London, on 15 December 1763, the sixth of fifteen children of John Winterbotham, an apprentice fuller who had fought for the Young Pretender, and his wife, formerly Miss Hyett...