William Henry Hatchard Elliott was born on 15 November 1882 at St Mark's Vicarage, Ford, Devonport, son of the Revd Thomas Henry Elliott. He was educated at Plymouth School and Mannamead College, 1895-1901, before entering Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1901 (B.A., 1904; M.A., 1908). He was ordained deacon in 1906, and priest in 1907. Elliott was curate of Emmanuel, Camberwell, 1906-1907, and public preacher for the diocese of Southwark, 1907-1909. He was the first head of the College Working Boys' Home in Camberwell, 1904-1909, and the head of Cambridge House, Camberwell, 1909-1912.
A catalogue of the books in Totnes church library, Devon, made on slips, 298 folios. Accompanying the catalogue is a draft article describing the library for the Totnes church parish magazine, and a letter from T.H. Elliott to W.H.H. Elliott, 22 October 1903.
Presented by the Revd W.H.H. Elliott, 1921.
Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, William Henry Hatchard Elliott: Totnes Church Library Catalogue, MS Add.6313