George Snell (priest)

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George Snell (died 1701) was the Archdeacon of Totnes.[1]

He was born the son of John Snell, a minister of Thurlstone, Devon and educated at Exeter College, Oxford, matriculating in 1661. He was made a fellow in 1662-1671 and awarded B.A. in 1665 and M.A. in 1668.[2]

He became vicar of Menheniott, Cornwall in 1670 and rector of Thurlstone, Devon in 1679. He was a canon of Exeter cathedral from 1685 to 1700 and archdeacon of Totnes from 1694 to his death in 1701.[2]

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b "Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714". British History Online. Retrieved 2012-05-19.