Papers of W.H. Hutton as archdeacon of Northampton

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of W.H. Hutton as archdeacon of Northampton, consisting of:

  • a record book of Hutton containing notes made on visits to churches in Northampton archdeaconry, 1911-19 (arranged alphabetically by parish)
  • a report by N.T. Hughes on the condition of churches in Northampton rural deanery, 1912
  • a collection by Hutton of newspaper cuttings and letters to illustrate the duties of an archdeacon, 1912-17
  • letters to him from incumbents and churchwardens, 1912-19.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Holden Hutton (1860-1930) was archdeacon of Northampton.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by W.H. Hutton, 1920-6.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

See also notes taken at lectures given by Hutton on medieval history (MS. Top. Oxon. c. 576/3).