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Thomas Lloyd; 1745-1813; clergyman; Happisburgh, Westwick and North Walsham, Norfolk

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  • Person
  • 1745-1813

Revd Thomas Lloyd LLB was born in Llanfihangel Aberbythych, near Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire in November 1745. He was educated at Carmarthen, graduated as a bachelor of law, but joined the Church and was deaconed and priested at Abergwily by the Bishop of St David's in 1768 and 1770 respectively. His early career is unknown, but in 1781, he was instituted to the vicarage of Happisburgh, married to Susannah Walne in 1782, instituted rector at Westwick in 1787 and lived at North Walsham. He seems to have had private means for he invested in several small estates in and around North Walsham and in Norwich, and, in the late 1780s, was able to loan £1,000 to the local poor law guardians. Late in life, he became a magistrate in North Walsham. Sadly, both his sons died early in their adult life in 1808. Both he and his wife died on the same day, the 26 November 1813, aged 68 and 63 respectively and were buried at North Walsham on 30 November. His only heir was his last-surviving brother in Llanfihangel.

Paul Raynham; 1614-1655; clergyman; Norwich St Andrew, Norfolk

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  • Person
  • 1614-1655

Paul Raynham was born in Chappel, Essex, in 1614, the eldest son of Paul Raynham and his wife Mary. He was admitted to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1633 and was awarded a B.A. degree there in 1636. He was ordained in 1637 and was Deacon at Little Wigborough, Essex in 1638, was Curate of Brettenham, Suffolk and was Minister at Bedfield, Suffolk in 1645. As a Presbyterian, he was a member of the eighth Suffolk classis for church government in 1645 as Minister of Bedfield. He was Minister of St Andrew's, Norwich from 1648 to his death in 1655 and was buried at St Andrew's on 24 September, 1655. Minister of St Andrews, Norwich.

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