Charles Plumptre was an Anglican priest during the mid 18th century.
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Plumptre was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge.He held incumbencies at Harston, Whaddon and Wimple before being appointed domestic chaplain to the Bishop of Oxford in 1745. He was appointed a prebendary of Norwich Cathedral in 1749; and Archdeacon of Ely in 1751: he was collated on 20 December and installed on 29 December that year. He died in post on 14 September 1779.
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