Crookshank, William, Dd
Crookshank, William, D.D.
a Scotch Presbyterian minister, took his first degree in one of the Scotch universities; went to London, and was ordained pastor of the Scotch Church, Swallow Street, in January 1734. He was a man of learning, but in 1767 fell under the censure of the Church, removed into the country, and died July 28, 1769, when more than seventy years old. In 1749 he published, in two volumes, The History of the State and Sufferings of the Church of Scotland, from the Restoration to the Revolution. He also published an English translation of Witsius on the Covenants, and five separate Sermons. See Wilson, Dissenting Churches, 4:46; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.