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NameSamuel Holcombe
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1666-03-25 - d. 1761-04-01 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Matthew 22:37 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesCherry Hinton -- ParishGrafton Flyford -- ParishSt Benet Gracechurch -- ParishPembroke College -- Place of StudyCanterbury Cathedral -- PostChrist Church, Southgate -- Post
Source of DataJennifer Farooq, Adam Richter
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: HLCM682S), CCEd (Person ID: 97349)
Other NotePrecise date of birth unknown, but Holcombe was admitted to Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1682 at age 16. B.A. (1685/6), M.A. (1689) from Pembroke, and fellow there (1687-1693). Granted D.D. in 1717. At unknown times he was vicar of Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire and rector of Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire. Vicar of Severn Stoke, Worcestershire in 1724. Rector of St Benet Gracechurch, London, 1728-1749. Prebendary of Canterbury from 1721 until his death in 1761. At some point he was perpetual curate of Christ Church, Southgate, London. Chaplain to King George I in 1716.
GEMMS record createdJuly 23, 2017
GEMMS record last editedApril 28, 2022