Richard Barcroft d.1725?

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Richard BARCROFT or BARECROFT d.1725?

Biographical Note

Author of The rule of conscience: or. Bishop Taylor's Doctor dubitantium (London, 1725), which describes him as "of Christ Church in Surrey". The catalogue of his library sale describes him as a vicar.


Barcroft's books were sold by retail sale alongside those of George Tollet in London from 21 June 1726. The sale was advertised in the Daily Post and the Daily Journal.


  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
  • Librorum, ex bibliothecis ornatissimi Doctissimique Geo. Tollet, ... et Rev. Rich. Barecroft, catalogus. Being the libraries of Geo. Tollet, ... and of the Rev. Mr. Richard Barecroft, ... to be sold ... at Weaver Bickerton's ... on Tuesday the 21st of June, 1726. ..., [London, 1726] ESTC T62843.