Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Eastmead, William

EASTMEAD, WILLIAM (d. 1847?) dissenting minister, was pastor of a congregation at Kirkby Moorside, Yorkshire, and died about 1847. He wrote: 1. ‘Observations on Human Life,’ London, 1814, 8vo, 1825, 12mo. 2. ‘The Perfections of the Works of Christ.’ 3. ‘Historia Rievallensis ; containing the History of Kirkby Moorside, and an Account of the most Important Places in its Vicinity. To which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Animal Remains and other Curious Phenomena in the recently discovered Cave at Kirkdale,’ Thirsk, 1824, 8vo, pp. 488, dedicated to Francis Wrangham, archdeacon of Cleveland.

[Evangelical Magazine, xviii. 170, xxiii. 547; Notes and Queries, 3rd ser. iv. 186, 258; Cat. of Printed Books in Brit. Mus.]

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