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ABBOTT, LEMUEL (d. 1776), poetical writer, became curate of Ansty, Leicestershire, in 1756; vicar of Thornton, in the same county, in 1773; and died in April 1776. He published ‘Poems on various Subjects. Whereto is prefixed a short Essay on the Structure of English Verse.’ Nottingham, 1765.

[Nichols's Leicestershire, iii. 1082, iv. 984; Creswell's Collections towards the History of Printing in Nottinghamshire, 34.]

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