The Rt Rev. Thomas Newton

Bishop of Bristol (from 1761)

Died aged c. 78

Thomas Newton (1 January 1704 – 14 February 1782) was an English cleric, biblical scholar and author. He served as the Bishop of Bristol from 1761 to 1782.

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Bishop Newton (Bristol) was born here. Born 1704 Died 1782 He was the brother of Andrew. The founder of Newton's College in the city. Educated at Lichfield Grammar School.

11 Bird Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom where they was born (1704)