Oliver Whiddon

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Oliver Whiddon was the Archdeacon of Totnes between 1568 and 1580.[1]

He graduated from Oxford University B.A. in 1560/1 and M.A. in 1563 and was a fellow of Exeter College in October and November, 1573. He was appointed canon of Exeter 1567 and archdeacon of Totnes from 1568 to 1580. He was rector of North Bovey 1562, of Combinteignhead 1572 and of Haccombe, 1575, and of Yoxall, Staffordshire. [2]


  1. ^ ”Some account of the barony and town of Okehampton:Its antiquities and institutions” Bridges, W.B; Wright, W.H.K; Rattenbury, J; Shebbeare, R; Thomas, C; Fothergill, H.G Tiverton, W.Masland,1889
  2. ^ "Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714". British Library Online. Retrieved 2012-05-21.