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Collection Level Description: Papers of Hugh Barker

Reference: Dep. Deeds Barker c. 1-2
Title: Papers of Hugh Barker
Dates of Creation: 1553-1647
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Hugh Barker

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Hugh Barker was educated at New College, Oxford; in June 1605 he graduated D.L. at Oxford, being about this time chancellor of the diocese. He was admitted to the college of civilians in June 1607. Barker was also master of the free grammar school at Chichester for a time. According to the Dictionary of National Biography the statement that he was dean of the court of arches in London, for several years before his death in 1632, is an error.

Scope and Content

The papers include:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Messrs. G. Thompson, Saxton and Morgan, of Devereux Chambers, W.C.2, through the London County Record Office, 1962.

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Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Access Points

Plague | England

Deeds | England

Barker | Hugh | d 1632 | lawyer, Dean of the Court of Arches

Ambrosden (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Piddington (England)

Sussex (England)

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