Christopher Boughton 1667-1728

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Christopher BOUGHTON 1667-1728

Biographical Note

Born in London, son of Thomas Boughton of Kingscliffe, Northamptonshire, gentleman. BA St John's College, Cambridge 1689, MA and fellow 1692, BD 1700; rector of Barrow, Suffolk 1714-28.


Boughton used an engraved armorial bookplate, dated 1711, on which he described himself as "second Bro. to Mr. Tho. Boughton of Kings-Cliffe in Northamptonshire and Fellow of St. Johns Coll. in Camb., STB" (Franks 3165). The extent and disposition of his library are not known.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
  • Venn, J. & J. A. Alumni Cantabrigienses. Cambridge, 1922.