Jeremiah Scholes 1629-1685

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Jeremiah SCHOLES 1629-1685

Biographical Note

Born at Manchester, son of George Scholes. BA Emmanuel College, Cambridge 1651, MA 1654. Curate of Stretford, Lancashire 1655, vicar of Norton 1657, ejected 1662. Remained in Lancashire as an independent minister; licensed as a Presbyterian at Chorlton, 1672. Variously described by contemporaries as learned, modest, pious, tedious, and unintelligible.


Scholes’s probate inventory lists books valued at £44, from a total estate valued at £84.


  • Matthews, A. G. Calamy revised. Oxford, 1934.