Thomas Skynner

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Thomas Skynner, DD (b Great Milton 6 June 1728 - d Pinhoe 7 August 1789)was the Archdeacon of Totnes from 1772 until 1775. [1]

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Skynner was born in Great Milton and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. [2] He was appointed a prebendary of Exeter Cathedral in 1768; Canon [3] in 1769; and Precentor [4] in 1775. He was Rector of Bratton Clovelly and Vicar of Pinhoe in 1781.

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References

  1. ”Some account of the barony and town of Okehampton:Its antiquities and institutions” Bridges, W.B; Wright, W.H.K; Rattenbury, J; Shebbeare, R; Thomas, C; Fothergill, H.G Tiverton, W.Masland,1889
  2. Alumni oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886 Part II Vol IV p79
  3. Thomas Skynner, DD
  4. "Civil and Ecclesiastical History of the City of Exeter and Its Environs" Jenkins, A p300: Exeter; W.Norton; 1841
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Baker
Archdeacon of Totnes
17721775
Succeeded by
Ralph Barnes