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Robert Watson (b.1711)

Robert Watson of Crostard in Cumberland, matriculated in 1730 at Queen's College Oxford, graduated B.A. in 1735 and M.A. in 1739. He was later ordained into the Anglican ministry and served as Rector of Egdean in Sussex.

Watson was one of several students of Queen's who were actively involved in the Holy Club.

Source: Joseph Foster, Alumni Oxonienses 1715-1886 (1891) and Diary of an Oxford Methodist Benjamin Ingham, 1733-34 (1985), edited by Richard P. Heitzenrater

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