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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 8

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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: The same as MS. Gough Shropshire 7, in an older form, and apparently complete for the whole county, but different in order. An index of places is supplied by Gough: and a few pedigrees are at the end.

Dates

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

Extent

263 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Shropshire 8

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. 18196

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

16 × 10 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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