George Whitefield (December 16, 1714 – September 30, 1770), also known as George Whitfield, was an Anglican itinerant minister who helped spread the Great Awakening in Great Britain and, especially, in the British North American colonies.
John Wesley (28 June 1703 – 2 March 1791) was an Anglican cleric and Christian theologian. Wesley is largely credited, along with his brother Charles Wesley, with founding the English Methodist movement which began when he took to open-air preaching in a similar manner to George Whitefield. In contrast to George Whitefield's Calvinism (which later led to the forming of the Calvinistic Methodists), Wesley embraced Arminianism.
Charles Wesley (18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Anglican clergyman John Wesley and Anglican clergyman Samuel Wesley (the Younger), and father of musician Samuel Wesley, and grandfather of musician Samuel Sebastian Wesley. Despite their closeness, Charles and his brother John did not always agree on questions relating to their beliefs.
John Craig (1663 – October 11, 1731) was a Scottish mathematician. Born in Dumfries and educated at the University of Edinburgh, he moved to England and became a vicar in the Church of England. A friend of Newton, he wrote several minor works about the new calculus. He is mainly known for his book Theologiae Christianae Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Christian Theology), published in 1698.
George Keith (1638/9 – March 27, 1716) was a Scottish missionary. Born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, to a Presbyterian family, he received an M.A. from the University of Aberdeen. This brilliant and accomplished figure joined the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the 1660s, accompanying George Fox, William Penn, and Robert Barclay on a mission to the Netherlands and Germany in 1677.
Joseph Williams Blakesley (6 March 1808 – 18 April 1885) was an English clergyman. Blakesley was born in London and was educated at St Paul's School, London, and at Corpus Christi and Trinity College, Cambridge. At university he became a member of the "Apostles Club", along with Alfred Tennyson and other literary names. In 1831 he was elected a fellow, and in 1839 a tutor of Trinity. In 1833 he took holy orders and from 1845 to 1872 held the college living of Ware, Hertfordshire.
Thomas Tanner (1630–1682) was an English clergyman and writer, the author of The Entrance of Mazzarini (Oxford, 1657-58). He was educated at St Paul's School, London, and at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. He became a barrister and later a clergyman, being vicar of Colyton, Devon, and afterwards of Winchfield, Hampshire.
Archibald Alison (13 November 1757, Edinburgh – 17 May 1839) was a Scottish didactic and philosophical writer. He was born to Patrick Alison, Provost of Edinburgh. After studying at the University of Glasgow and at Balliol College, Oxford, he took orders in the Church of England, and was appointed in 1778 to the curacy of Brancepeth, near Durham. In 1784 he married Dorothea, youngest daughter of Professor Gregory of Edinburgh.
Bewick Bridge (1767, Linton, Cambridgeshire – 15 May 1833) was an English vicar and mathematical author. In 1786, he was admitted as a sizar to study mathematics Peterhouse, Cambridge University, where he graduated as senior wrangler in 1790. In October 1790, he was ordained a deacon at Ely, and became a priest in 1792. In the same year he became a Fellow at Peterhouse, during which he spent time as both as college moderator and as proctor.
John Robert Walmsley Stott, CBE (born 27 April 1921) is an English Christian leader and Anglican clergyman who is noted as a leader of the worldwide evangelical movement. He is notable as one of the principal authors of the Lausanne Covenant in 1974.
George Stanley Faber (October 25, 1773 – January 27, 1854) (often written G. S. Faber) was an Anglican theologian and prolific author. He was a typologist, who believed that all the world's myths were corrupted versions of the original stories in the Bible, and an advocate of Day-Age Theory. He was a contemporary of John Nelson Darby and his writings had an influence on Dispensationalism.
The Reverend Edwin Emmanuel Bradford (1860 – 1944) was an English clergyman and Uranian poet and novelist. He attended Exeter College, Oxford, received his B.A. in 1884, and was awarded a D.D. He was vicar of Nordelph, Downham Market, Norfolk, from 1905 to 1944. Towards the beginning of his life Bradford was an Anglo-Catholic but he subsequently became a Modernist. He was at one time a great friend of The Reverend S. E. Cottam, M.A. , with whom he had been an undergraduate classmate.
Griffith Jones (early 1684 – April 8, 1761) was a minister of the Church of England famous for his work in organising circulating schools in Wales. His name is usually associated with that of Llanddowror, Carmarthenshire. Jones was born in 1683 or 1684 at Pen-boyr, Carmarthenshire, and christened on May 1 1684. He was educated at Carmarthen Grammar School. He was ordained in 1708 and appointed rector of Llanddowror in 1716. He remained there for the rest of his life.
Stopford Augustus Brooke (14 November 1832 – 18 March 1916) was an Irish churchman and writer. He was born in Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland, the eldest son of the Rev. Richard Sinclair Brooke, incumbent of the Mariners' church, Kingstown, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1857, and held various charges in London.
Geoffrey Harold Woolley VC OBE MC (14 May 1892–10 December 1968) was the first Territorial Army officer to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Woolley was the son of a clergyman, Rev. George Herbert Woolley the curate of St Matthew’s, Upper Clapton, Hackney in London, and his wife Sarah Woolley.
Reverend Robinson Duckworth DD, CVO, VD, (4 December 1834 - 20 September 1911) was present in the original boating expedition of 4 July 1862 during which Alice's Adventures were first told by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). He is represented by the Duck in the book, a play on his last name. Duckworth was the second son of Robinson Duckworth Sr of Liverpool and his wife Elizabeth.