Richard Darracott 1688-1727
Richard DARRACOTT 1688-1727
Nonconformist minister at Chulmleigh, Devon; his background and earlier career have not been traced, but the Darracotts were a wealthy merchant family from Bideford.
Darracott's library was auctioned in Bideford, beginning 26 December 1727; no catalogue survives, but the sale was advertised in Brice's Weekly Journal.
- MS Sermons held at Devon Archives.
- Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
- Courtney, W. P., and Brian W. Kirk. "Darracott, Risdon (1717–1759), Independent minister." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
- Information from Anna-Lujz Gilbert.