John Torkington

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John Torkington, D.D. (b & d Little Stukeley 26 March 1742 - 11 July 1815)[1] was Master of Clare College from 1781 until his death.[2]

Torkington was educated at Clare College, Cambridge. He became Fellow in 1768. He was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1771.[3] He held incumbencies at Little Stukeley, Patrington, Stapleford and Teigh. Webb was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge between 1783 and 1784.[4]