Sharrock, Robert, an English clergyman, was born at Adstock, in Buckinghamshire, in the 17th century, and was sent from Winchester School to New College, Oxford, where he was admitted perpetual fellow in 1649. In 1660 he took the degree of doctor of civil law, was prebendary and archdeacon of Winchester, and rector of Bishop's Waltham, in Hampshire. He died July 11, 1684, having the character of a good divine, civilian, and lawyer. His works are, History of the Propagation, etc., of Vegetables, etc. (Oxon. 1666 and 1672, 8vo) — Hypothesis de Oficiis secundum Humanoe Rationis Dictata, etc. (ibid. 1660, 8vo, and 1682): — also ten sermons on the Ends of the Christian Religion (4to).