Jeremiah Seed was born in Clifton, Westmorland, where his father, also Jeremiah, was rector, and died at Enham in Hampshire on 10 December 1747. He went up to Queen's College, Oxford in 1716, graduating BA in 1722 and MA in 1725, and being elected a Fellow in 1732. He was for some years curate to Daniel Waterland at Twickenham, Middlesex. When Waterland died in 1740 Seed preached the funeral sermon. In the same year he was presented to the College living of Enham.
From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.