(This is worth emphasizing because Margaret Thatcher, like most Methodists, had no theological differences with Anglicanism, into whose ranks she drifted after her marriage, albeit as a noncommunicant
member.) But Filby, in pursuit of her theses, seems to this reviewer to go too far.
(4) Her parents, who both died in 1838, attended a Congregationalist church as noncommunicants
, but her father, a lawyer, later joined the Unitarians.
The churchwardens of St Botolph's were also conscientious in presenting noncommunicants
: see GLRO, DL/C/303, 154, 183, London consistory court, office act book, 1601-2, where they are even said to `have presented som for not receyvinge the Communion who hathe receyved'.
diseases than noncommunicants
," but remained steadfast in his resolve to convince the Christian population to use individual cups because "cleanliness is next to godliness" (15-18).