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1781 Born in Beverley, Yorks
Gained experience in farming before moving to Shropshire
1805 Married Ann Darby (1779-1840), daughter of Abraham Darby (1750-1789)
1824 First spoke as a Quaker minister
1827 He retired from the works
Their daughter, Hannah, married Joseph Sturge of Birmingham
1852 Died in Coalbrookdale.