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NameGeorge Cokayn
Livedb. ca. 1620-03-25 - d. 1691-11-21 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Psalms 72:3 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesSt Pancras, Soper Lane -- ParishSidney Sussex College -- Place of StudyAll Hallows Barking -- PostSt Michael Crooked Lane -- Post
Source of DataACAD (Venn) (ID: CKN635G); ODNB (Article: 5820); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedACAD (Venn) (ID: CKN635G); ODNB (Article: 5820)
Other NoteThe exact birth date of George Cokayn is unknown. He was baptised on 16 January 1620 at Cople, Bedfordshire. He was admitted pensioner at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge on 25 February 1636 at the age of sixteen, graduating B.A. in 1640. In 1642, he was lecturer of All Hallows, Barking. He lectured at St Michael, Crooked Lane, London in 1647 until 1648. He was also rector of St Pancras, Soper Lane from 1648 until 1660. In the Restoration, he preached at several conventicles in London. Cokayn died on 21 November 1691 and was buried at Bunhill Fields.
GEMMS record createdMay 19, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMay 19, 2020