Sentence Examples

  • AUGUSTINE BIRRELL (1850-), English author and politician, son of a Nonconformist minister, was born near Liverpool on the 19th of January 1850.
  • After a few years the father quarrelled with the Russian government, and went to England, where he obtained a professorship of natural history and the modern languages at the famous nonconformist academy at Warrington.
  • VAVASOR POWELL (1617-1670), Welsh Nonconformist, was by birth a Radnorshire man and was educated at Jesus College, Oxford.
  • Landlords could also refuse to let their tenants have land on which to build Nonconformist chapels and meeting houses.
  • There were apparently no dissenters in the 17th century and only short-lived congregations before the establishment in 1883-4 of the first surviving nonconformist church.

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