17th. January Sunday
Rev. Robert Meeke died 17th January. He was a native of Skipsey, near Bridlington, and in 1650 became the minister of the Salford Chapel (Sacred Trinity), built and endowed by Humphrey Booth. He was an active member of the Presbyterian Classis, and was one of the ministers sent prisoner to Liverpool by the Independents. Newcome speaks in high terms of his "dear friend and brother," the "sincere Meeke." He wrote The Faithfull Scout, 1645.(7)