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John Brodie Innes


Clergyman. Son of John Innes, gentleman, and his wife Mary Leslie, of Brunswick Square, London, and Ibstone, Buckinghamshire. Perpetual curate of Down, 1846–68; vicar, 1868–9. Left Down in 1862 after inheriting an entailed estate at Milton Brodie, near Forres, Scotland; changed his name to Brodie Innes in 1861 as required by the entail. Priest in charge of Milton Brodie Mission and general licentiate of the diocese of Moray, 1861. Chaplain to the Bishop of Moray, 1861–80 and 1886–94.


Clergy list

County families 1864

Crockford’s clerical directory

Freeman 1978

London Metropolitan Archives, Bloomsbury St George, registers of marriages (P82/GEO1, Item 021) and baptisms (P82/GEO1, Item 004)

J. R. Moore 1985