Rooke, Thomas George
Rooke, Thomas George an English Baptist minister, was born in 1838 in London. After four years devoted to legal studies, the state of his health compelled him to travel in the East. On his return he determined to enter the ministry, and was accordingly received and educated in Regent's Park College. .In; 1862 he again travelled in the East, and on his return became pastor at Sheppard's Barton, Frome serving until 1876, when he became president of the college at Rawdon. He acquired an exceptional knowledge of the Oriental languages. He died December 8, 1890. See (Lond.) Baptist Hand-book, 1892.