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Collections by Edward Rowe Mores for the history of Berkshire, Written in about the middle of the 18th century, chiefly by E. R. Mores

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MS. Gough Berks 13

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Collections by Edward Rowe Mores for the history of Berkshire. Papers chiefly connected with a printed paper of queries (see fol. 108) circulated by Mores in 1759, among which are papers about:
  1. Shaw cum Donnington by J. P. Andrews (fol. 28: the first part is in no. 17738 at fol. 26)
  2. Bisham by Tho. Gage (fol. 31)
  3. Cumnor by B. Buckler (fol. 33)
  4. East Hendred by G. Woodward (fol. 40)
  5. Newbury by Tho. Penrose (fol. 42)
  6. Sparsholt by W. Noble (fol. 44)
  7. Speen by Tho. Shephard (fol. 45)
  8. Coleshill (fol. 47)
  9. West Shefford by Rich. Forster (fol. 49)
  10. Chaddleworth (fol. 51)
  11. Childrey by Tho. Patten (fol. 52)
  12. Stanford by Benj. Walker (fol. 54)
  13. Sulhamstead by M. Richardson (fol. 56)
  14. East Garston by J. Whitaker (fol. 59)
  15. Yattendon by G. Bellas (fol. 61)
  16. Reading by John Spicer (fol. 73)
  17. Speen, 1754 (fol. 85)
  18. At fol. 103 is a pedigree of the Mores or Morryes, 16th-18th centt., and at fol. 104 one of Pleydell

Dates

  • Written in about the middle of the 18th century, chiefly by E. R. Mores

Extent

118 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Berks 13

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17727

Bibliography

  • Many of the above were printed in 1783, in no. xvi of the Bibl. Topogr. Brit., a copy of which in Gough Berks 24 has a few manuscript papers.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

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