Vardill, Jolts, Dd

Vardill, Jolts, D.D.

an Episcopal clergyman, was born in 1752. He graduated from King's (now Columbia) College, and, for a. time, was tutor in that institution. In 1774 he went to England to take orders, and the same year was elected assistant rector of Trinity Church, New York city, but preferred to remain abroad. The British government employed him in some department of labor. He wrote some satirical poems on the Whiigs and Trumbull alludes to him in his McFingal. He became rector of Skirbeck and Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, and died in 1811. See Sabine, Loyalists of the Revolutionary War, 2:381. (J.C.S.)

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