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Richard Hutchins (1698-1781)

Richard Hutchins was born in Eydon, Northamptonshire, the son of an Anglican minister. He was educated at All Souls College Oxford and was elected a Fellow of Lincoln College in 1723. Hutchins went on to serve as Rector of Lincoln College from 1755 until his death.

Hutchins was a contemporary of John Wesley at Oxford University and is occasionally mentioned in Wesley's diary eg 14 October 1738

Source: Joseph Foster, Alumni Oxonienses (1891) and John Wesley's Journal

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