Disney, John (2), Dd

Disney, John (2), D.D.

an English Unitarian minister, was born in 1746, and educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge. After taking orders he was presented to the vicarage of Swinderby, Lincolnshire, and appointed chaplain to bishop Law. In 1782 he resigned his preferments in the Episcopal Church, and, removing to London, became first assistant and afterwards sole minister of the Unitarian chapel in Essex Street. He resigned in 1804, and died December 26, 1816. Dr. Disney published, Memoirs of Dr. Sykes (1785, 8vo): — of Dr. Jartin (1792, 8vo): — of T.H. Hollis (1780, 2 volumes 4to; new ed. 1808, 4to): — Sermons (1793-1816, 4 volumes, 8vo). See (Lond.) Annual Register, 1816, page 225; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Wilson, Dissenting Churches, 3:488.

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