Samuel Shuckford: Book Catalogue

Scope and Content

Catalogue of the books of Samuel Shuckford, started in his hand but continued in another.

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel Shuckford (d. 1754), historian, was born in Norwich around 1694. He attended grammar schools in Norwich and Botesdale, Suffolk, before studying at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1712-1719 (B.A., 1716; M.A., 1720). He was ordained deacon in 1717, and priest in 1719, and was rector of Shelton, Norfolk, 1722-1746, and vicar of Seething and Mundham, Norfolk. He was a prebend of Canterbury, and obtained the living of All Saints, Lombard Street, London. He died on 14 July 1754.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1906.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Shuckford in Sidney Lee, ed., Dictionary of national biography, Vol. XVIII (London, 1909), p. 168.

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