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NameJoshua Brookesbank
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1641-01-01 - d. ca. 1739-01-01 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Colossians 1:10 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Matthew 11:29 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesClonfert -- DeaneryEccleshill -- HomeBradford -- Place of StudyChrist's College -- Place of StudyLimerick -- Post
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Biographical Sources ConsultedCCEd (Person ID: 5018); ACAD (Venn) (ID: BRKK659J3)
Other NoteBorn at Eccleshill near Bradford, Yorkshire the son of William Brookesbank. Schooled at Bradford and admitted at the age of 18 to Christ's College, Cambridge on 22 March 1659/60. Graduated BA in 1663/4. Ordained as a deacon on 24 September 1664. Ordained as a priest at Lincoln in March 1666/7. Precentor of Limerick from 1669 to 1689 and Dean of Clonfert, County Cork from 1670 to 1692.
GEMMS record createdMarch 27, 2019
GEMMS record last editedNovember 18, 2019