William Hodges 1668?-1702

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William HODGES 1668?-1702

Biographical Note

Son of Thomas Hodges of Shipton, Gloucestershire. BA Brasenose College, Oxford 1685, MA 1688. Rector of St Swithin, London; canon of Wells Cathedral, 1695.


Hodges’s library was auctioned in London, 23.2.1703 (1594 lots, plus a further 718 “libri omissi” which may or may not have been his).

Characteristic Markings

None of Hodges’s books have been identified.


  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, 2010.
  • A catalogue of the library of the reverend ... Mr. Hodges, [London, 1703], ESTC t141312.
  • Foster, J., Alumni Oxonienses, Oxford, 1891.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.