Papers of Cecil John Cadoux

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Cadoux 1-168
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and French.
  • Physical Description
      168 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Cadoux's papers are divided into three sections:  

  • The papers of C.J. Cadoux, many relating to the Congregational church
  • The papers of his father W.H. Cadoux, a general merchant in Turkey, including a run of 'out-letters', 1876-81 concerning his business activities especially in the liquorice trade
  • Family papers, including letters relating to genealogical research, and family trees

Administrative / Biographical History

Cecil John Cadoux (1883-1947) was born in Smyrna (Turkey), the third son of William H. Cadoux and Emma Temple Cadoux. He was a student at Mansfield College, Oxford, where he was appointed (1914) Isherwood Fellow and Lecturer in Hebrew. He moved to the Yorkshire United Independent College at Shipley, in 1919, as professor of New Testament Criticism, Exegesis and Theology and of Christian Sociology. In 1933 he returned to Oxford as Mackennal professor of Church History and vice-principal at Mansfield College. He was married to Marguerite Asplin. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by T.J. Cadoux in 1984.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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