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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 5

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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. Extracts from Shropshire parish registers, etc. (a list of parishes is on fol. 1), by James Bowen, 1768
  2. At fol. 1v is a list of the persons the writer had been 'concerned for, at funerals, as an Undertaker', 1751-74

Dates

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

Extent

85 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Shropshire 5

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. 18193

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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