Catalogue of the books of Samuel Shuckford, started in his hand but continued in another.
Samuel Shuckford: Book Catalogue
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- Dates of Creation1739-1783
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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.
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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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