A catalogue of the books in Totnes church library, Devon, made on slips by W.H.H. Elliott, 298 folios. Accompanying the catalogue is a draft article describing the library for the Totnes church parish magazine, and a letter from T.H. Elliott to W.H.H. Elliott, 22 October 1903.
William Henry Hatchard Elliott: Totnes Church Library Catalogue
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William Henry Hatchard Elliott was born on 15 November 1882 at St Mark's Vicarage, Ford, Devonport, son of the Revd Thomas Henry Elliott. He was educated at Plymouth School and Mannamead College, 1895-1901, before entering Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1901 (B.A., 1904; M.A., 1908). He was ordained deacon in 1906, and priest in 1907. Elliott was curate of Emmanuel, Camberwell, 1906-1907, and public preacher for the diocese of Southwark, 1907-1909. He was the first head of the College Working Boys' Home in Camberwell, 1904-1909, and the head of Cambridge House, Camberwell, 1909-1912.
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Presented by the Revd W.H.H. Elliott, 1921.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on W.H.H. Elliott in John Peile, Biographical register of Christ's College, Vol. II, 1666-1905 (Cambridge University Press, 1913), p. 853.
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