Thursday, 19 May 2011

Grandsons of the Ejected

Among the well known grandsons of ejeced ministers are

Philip Doddridge 1702-1751. His grandfather John Doddridge 1621-1689 was rector of Shepperton, Middlesex until 1662. 
John Wesley 1703-1791 (like his brothers) had ejected grandfathers on both sides. Both Dorset vicar John Westley 1636–1678 and Samuel Annesley c 1620-1696 of St Giles Cripplegate were grandfathers to the famous Methodist and Arminian. (John Westley's father Bartholomew Westley 1596–1680 was also ejected).
Henry Grove 1684–1738, an English nonconformist minister, theologian and dissenting tutor had a grandfather who was ejected from Pinhoe in Devon.


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