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Placida YAXLEY   2434   House: S      Died: 25 Nov 1666   
         
Placid ACTON   5   Baptised: John   House: G   Born: 1 Jan 1667   in London   Died: 25 Nov 1727,  aged: 60.10   
Professed: 8 Dec 1685            Educ: Douai
Missions: Low 1699 –
Charles WALMESLEY   2275   Baptised: Charles   House: E   Born: 13 Jan 1722   in Wigan   Died: 25 Nov 1797,  aged: 75.10   at Bath   
Clothed: 1738   Professed: 29 Sep 1739            Educ: Greg
Missions: Coadjutor in Western District 1756 and succeeded 1764 –
Notes: Eleventh of twelve children. Professed at 17, Prior of St Edmunds 1749 aged 27. At Rome 1754-56.
Full life in Allanson B 241-50. A notable mathematician & astronomer, Doctor of the Sorbonne, Diploma of the Royal Academy, Berlin; consulted by Government on the new Calendar 1752. But his papers were destroyed in the burning of the Bath Chapel in 1780. Much involved in other business and controversy. [See article in New Dictionary of National Biography by Abbot Geoffrey Scott]
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Benedict PURTON   1782   Baptised: William   House: E   Born: 28 Feb 1835   Died: 25 Nov 1903,  aged: 68.9   at Auckland NZ   
            Educ: Doua
Missions: Stratford-on-Avon 1868 – St David's Swansea 1872 – Dowlais 1875 –
Benedict PURTON   1783   Baptised: William   House: E      Died: 25 Nov 1903   at Auckland NZ   
Clothed: 1860   Professed: 1861      Ordained: 1867      Educ: Doua
Missions: Stratford-on-Avon 1868 – St David's Swansea 1872 – Dowlais 1875 –
Cyril RYLANCE   1904   House: G      Died: 25 Nov 1959   
Professed: 1898         
Gerard MERGA   1490   House: T   Born: 23 Sep 1916   in Edgehill, Liverp   Died: 25 Nov 1989,  aged: 73.2   
Professed: 1 May 1940   Sol.Prof: 12 May 1942