Brocklehurst William (2)
Brocklehurst. William (2), an English divine, was born in 1793. He was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, becoming B.A. in 1816, M.A. in 1819, and D.C.L. in 1845. He was advanced priest in 1816, appointed vicar of Owston in 1821, and archdeacon of Stowe in 1844. He died at Owston Ferry, December 18, 1862. Dr. Brocklehurst was the author of five or six religious works, the most popular of which is The Crusade of Fidelis,, also several valuable archaeological works. See Appleton's Annual Cyclopaedia, 1862, page 695.