Tobias Browne 1718-1769
Tobias BROWNE or BROWN 1718-1769
Son of Edward Browne, of West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Matriculated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 1738, though his graduation is not recorded; vicar of Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire 1747-53, of Alford, Lincolnshire 1753-69.
Browne used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 4081); the extent of his library is not known. His will has no mention of books; after monetary bequests to his wife, most of his property was divided equally between his sons Edward and John.
- Will of Tobias Browne, the National Archives PROB 11/950/397.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
- Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.