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NameRobert Atkins (Adkins)
DenominationDissenter - Presbyterian
Livedb. ca. 1628-03-25 - d. 1685-03-28 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
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Associated PlacesTheydon Garnon -- ParishWadham College -- Place of StudyEast Peter's Church -- PostSt John Church -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 166); Calamy Revised 2:214
Other NoteB.A. (1649), M.A. (1652) from Wadham College, Oxford, and fellow there (1650-1661). Rector of Theydon Garnon, Essex, 1654-1657. Briefly chaplain to Oliver Cromwell. Preacher at East Peter's Church, Exeter beginning around 1657. He was ejected from East Peter's Church in 1660, and thereafter became a minister at St John's Church, Exeter, but was ejected again in 1662. Thereafter he continued preaching and was licensed as a Presbyterian in 1672, but he was repeatedly fined for holding conventicles at his house.
GEMMS record createdApril 18, 2016
GEMMS record last editedJanuary 29, 2024