Charles William Sutton

Charles William Sutton (1848-1920) was a British librarian and author.[1]

Charles William Sutton

Born1848
Died1920
NationalityBritish
Occupation

CareerEdit

Sutton was librarian of the Free Manchester Public Libraries.[2] He was also Secretary of the Chetham Society from 1890 to 1920, Editor of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society from 1885 to 1920 and also a Member of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society.

WritingEdit

He was a contributor to the Dictionary of National Biography, creating many articles for the main work, and some for Supplement 1 and Supplement 2.[3]

LegacyEdit

The collection of his letters "1887-1908: letters to John Brownbill and other correspondence" are held by Manchester Archives and Local Studies.[1]

His letter to Edward Arber is in the University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections.[2]

BibliographyEdit

  • Ernest Axon Charles W. Sutton, M.A., Chief Librarian, Manchester Public Libraries, 1879-1920. An appreciation With two portraits (1921)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Archives, The National. "The Discovery Service". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk.
  2. ^ a b "Catalogue description Letter from Charles William Sutton, librarian of the Free Manchester Public Libraries". January 31, 1905 – via National Archive of the UK.
  3. ^ "Charles William Sutton - Wikisource, the free online library". en.wikisource.org.

External linksEdit

Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Richard Tonge
Secretary of the Chetham Society
1890–1920
Succeeded by
Ernest Broxap
Preceded by
James Holme Nicholson
President of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society
1899–1900
Succeeded by
William Boyd Dawkins
Preceded by
Joseph Heaton Stanning
Editor of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society
1885–1920
Succeeded by
George Pearson