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Collections made by James Bowen, Written chiefly in the third quarter of the 18th century, partly by J. Bowen

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MS. Gough Shropshire 3

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Collections made by James Bowen, a painter and undertaker of Shrewsbury (d. 1774: his printed trade-card is in Gough Shropshire 2, p. 744; 18, p. 41) and his son John, for a history of Shropshire and especially Shrewsbury:
  1. Fol. 1. A list of the deeds in the exchequer of the town of Shrewsbury, 1769, with abstracts and copies of some, and information about town charities and schools
  2. At fol. 120c is the original discharge of the sequestration of the estates of Richard Herbert lord Herbert of Cherbury, by the Commissioners for compounding, 24 Jan. 1649/50
  3. At fol. 131 a contemporary copy of a Chancery decree relating to the manor of Ford or Fordshome, 1608 or 1609, with a list of rents, etc. in Latin

Dates

  • Written chiefly in the third quarter of the 18th century, partly by J. Bowen

Extent

159 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Shropshire 3

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. 18191

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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