Atkinson, Miles an English divine, of whose birth, early life, or. entrance on the ministry we have no record, officiated in the parish church of Leeds nearly fifty years. The congregation which statedly attended his preaching was one of the' argest in the kingdom, and is supposed to have consisted of several thousand persons.. He died in February, 1811. As a minister he declared the whole counsel of God, as a pastor was most diligent, and as a Christian humble and faithful. See (Lond.) Christian Observer, April, 1811, p. 271.