Papers of W.H. Hutton as archdeacon of Northampton

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.

Access Information

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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

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54531-3.

Related Material

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