Winchester, Thomas, Dd
Winchester, Thomas, D.D.
a learned English divine, was born in the County of Berks about the beginning of the 18th century. He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford; was a tutor there for many years; received a fellowship in 1747; became rector of Appleton, Berkshire, in 1761; held for some years the curacy of Astley Chapel, near Asbury, in Warwickshire; and died May 17, 1780. He published A Dissertation on the XVIIth Article of the Church of England, etc. (1773).