Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Surnames/tags: Ryland Nonconformist Sources
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Rev John Collett Ryland's Scholars
John Collett Ryland (1723-1792) was a Baptist Minister who also ran a number of schools.
He was a born in 1723 and became the Minister of the baptist church in Warwick. He started a school which he ran at the same time. After 13 years he moved to College Street Baptist Church Northampton were he was for 26 years, also running a school. In 1786 he left Northampton and settled in Enfield, where again he established a school.
List of Boarders
The roll for the school contains the names of 345 boys and one girl and there is a separate list of 88 of the boys who were "The honest and worthy young men educated in our school". The list includes a range of comments on the personalities of the children, ranging from "insipid" to "mad, filthy, Wicked malicious"
The list has published in the Northamptonshire Notes and Queries, No 1, Volume 6, January 1926, a copy held by Trevor Pickup accessed on 4 July 2021.
Relevance for Genealogy
As well as being a list of children, this document provides a list of nonconformist families who were able to afford to send their sons to a boarding school to obtain an education. Many of the children have been linked to nonconformist families in London and across England.
|Year||name||comments in original||WT id||Research notes|
|1760||Mordecai Andrews||Sensible, plausable, now worthy||about 6 people with this name, from a nonconformist family in Essex and London|
|1760||Samuel Heyward||Proud passionate scondrel||Samuel Hayward||Probably Samuel Hayward, born 1752|
|1761||William Hervey||Weak as water||poss sons of James Hervey, 1714-1758, Northamptonshire preacher|
|1761||james Hervey||Proud as Satan|
|1763||Thomas Watson||serpent and dog|
|1764||Thomas Ribright||Poor slave|
|1764||Frederick Glanville||Poor slave||poss relative of Glanville-635|
|1766||Benjamin Flower||Benjamin Flower||born 1755|
|1766||Joseph Button||poss linked to London baptist family|
|1767||Thomas Rutt||Thomas Rutt||born 1759|
|1767||Joseph Pattison||Joseph Pattisson||born 1756|
|1767||Thomas Uffinton||Thomas Uffington||Son of Thomas Uffington, who opposed Sandemanian's in London|
|1770||John Sowell Rutt||John Towill Rutt||Born 1760|
|1771||Edward Rutt||Jan 26th||Edward Gibbons Rutt||Born 1763|
|1771||Willam Andrews||jan 28th|
|1771||Sam Rutt||9th July|
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Name attended the school run by Rev John Collet Ryland, in Northampton, from add year and was recorded in Rev John Collett Ryland's Scholars.
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