William Hiley Bathurst, a clergyman for the Church of England, was born in Bristol, England in 1796.
Bernard Barton was born in London in 1784 and was educated at a Quaker school in Ipswich.
Sabine Baring-Gould, an English clergyman, was born in Exeter, England in 1834. He was educated at Clare College, Cambridge.
John Bakewell, a Wesleyan lay preacher, was born in Derbyshire, England in 1721.
Sir Henry Williams Baker, an eminent English clergyman, was born in London in 1821.
Harriet Auber was born in 1773 and died in 1862. She led a quiet life, writing much but publishing only one volume.
Henry Alford, widely known as the author of The Greek Testament with Notes, was born in London in 1810.
Cecil Frances Alexander was born in Ireland in 1823. In 1850 she married Reverend William Alexander, Bishop of Derry.
Joseph Addison was born in 1672, the son of Reverend Lancelot Addison, Dean of Lichfield, England. He was educated at Oxford and early developed poetic talent.
Sarah Flower Adams was born in Harlow, England in 1805 and died in London in 1848. She was the youngest daughter of Benjamin Flower, editor and proprietor of the Cambridge Intelligencer.