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Sharp, John (1723-1792), Church of England clergyman and charity administrator

Francoise Deconinck-Brossard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/65613
Sharp, John (1723-1792), Church of England clergyman and charity administrator

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Sharp, John (1723-1792), Church of England clergyman and charity administrator, was born at Rothbury, Northumberland, and baptized there on 2 April 1723, the eldest son of Thomas Sharp (1693-1758), also a clergyman and then newly appointed archdeacon of Northumberland, and his wife, Judith Wheler (d. 1757). He was born into ...

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