John Addenbrooke (priest)

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John Addenbrooke or Addenbrook (bapt. 21 December 1691 [1] – 25 February 1776) was an English Anglican priest who was Dean of Lichfield from 1745 until his death in 1776. [2] [3]

Addenbrooke was the eldest son of Rev. John Addenbrooke (1652–1724) of Upper Sapey, Herefordshire, and his wife, Elizabeth Nash. [4]

He was educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge; [5] he was Rector of Sudbury, Derbyshire before his time as Dean. [6]

He married Dorothy, daughter and co-heiress of John Wedgwood of Harracles Hall, Staffordshire. [4]

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