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April 6

Charles Wellbeloved

1769 – Charles Wellbeloved, an English Unitarian minister, was born. He saved Manchester college from extinction, and it survives today as an important college of Oxford University. A distinguished preacher, he ministered to St. Saviorgate Chapel (Unitarian) in York for 67 years. He founded many civic organizations in York, including the Philosophical Society and the Archaeological Museum.

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