Biography and Notes
Son of Richard Payne Cotton, MD, by Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Liggins of Antigua. Educated at Brighton College, matric at Cambridge (Trinity College) 1870, BA 1873, MA 1877. Buried at Clifton Hampden. Memorial Inscription in churchyard. Will proved 2 February 1899.
Deacon 1874; Priest 1876. Curate of St. John's, with St. Stephen's, Reading, 1874-9; Vicar of Flordon, Norfolk, 1884-6; Vicar of Aston Rowant, Oxon., 1886-9; Vicar of Clifton Hampden 1889-98 (presented by Henry H. Gibbs): his parsonage there is now the Manor House).
3 sons and 1 daughter.