Applegarth, Robert originally a Quaker, became a member of the Church of England in the latter part of the last century, and wrote Apology for the Two Ordinances f Jesus Christ, by the Holy Communion and Baptism, recommended to the Quakers (London, 1789). He also published some other works in theology and political economy. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.