John Machin 1624-1664

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John MACHIN 1624-1664

Biographical Note

Born at Seabridge, Staffordshire, son of John Machin. BA Jesus College, Cambridge 1649, MA 1653. Inheriting his father's Seabridge estate in 1653, he established a lecture circuit in Staffordshire. Minister at Astbury, Cheshire, in the 1650s, curate of Whitley 1661 (ejected 1662).


Probate inventory lists books valued at £16, from an estate valued at £120.

Characteristic Markings

None of Machin's books have been identified.