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16th. May Wednesday
Rev. John Chorlton died 16th May. He was born at Salford in 1666, and at the age of 22 became the assistant of the Rev. Henry Newcome. Matthew Henry testifies to his readiness of expression, great sincerity, and serious piety. (Bakerís Memorials, p. 18.) He is buried in the Collegiate Church. At the Academy, under his direction, many were educated for the ministry. (Ibid., p.61; 140.)(7)

24th. September Monday
Mr. Samuel Haward died. His funeral sermon was preached at St. Margaretís, Lothbury, 24th September, by the Rev. Peter Newcome, M.A., vicar of Hackney. Haward was a Lancashire man, and left bequests for a dole of bread at Salford, and for a sermon with distribution of twenty Bibles, and woollen cloth at Oldham. (Palatine Note-book, vol. iii., p. 89.)(7)