Of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge; B.A. 1778; M.A. 1781; and Fellow of Dulwich College, 1785. His first publication was, "A Fast Sermon preached at Fitzory Chapel, in 1782. He afterwards published the Two Poems noticed in p. 147; "Sermons, by J. N. Puddicombe, M.A. Fellow of Dulwich College, late of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, 1786;" 8vo; and "Poem to the Rev. Messrs. Ramsay and Clarkson, Granville Sharp, Esq. Captain Smith, and the respectable Society of Quakers, on their benevolent Exertions for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, 1788," 4to.