John Lowthorp 1659-1724

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John LOWTHORP 1659-1724

Biographical Note

Born at Holderness, East Yorkshire, son of John Loothrop, clergyman. BA St John's College, Cambridge 1680, MA 1683. He is thought to have been a chaplain in the Navy in 1686; vicar of Tunstall in Holderness 1683, rector of Coston, Leicestershire 1686-89. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1702.


Lowthorp's library was sold by retail sale in London, together with that of Thomas Carew, beginning 27 February 1728.


  • Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
  • Catalogus librorum ex bibliothecis ... Jo. Lowthorp ... et honoratissimi Tho. Carew, London, 1728, ESTC t26223.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.