Reference Entry

Atkinson, Miles (1741-1811), Church of England clergyman

Thompson Cooper and Robert Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Atkinson, Miles (1741-1811), Church of England clergyman, the son of the Revd Christopher Atkinson (b. 1712/13), rector of Thorp Arch, Yorkshire, was born at Ledsham on 28 September 1741. He was the elder brother of the clergyman and poet William Atkinson (1758-1846). He went to school at Thorp Arch, before ...

Reference Entry.  189 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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