William Hutton
(1723-1815)

Died aged c. 92

William Hutton (30 September 1723 – 20 September 1815) was an English poet and historian. Originally from Derby, he moved to Birmingham and became the first significant historian of the city, publishing his History of Birmingham in 1781.

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Eirian Evans on Geograph

William Hutton Bookseller the first Historian of Birmingham lived on this site from 1772 until 1791

High Street, facing New Street in the City Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they lived