Collections made by James Bowen, Written chiefly in the third quarter of the 18th century, partly by J. Bowen
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:
- An imperfect list of documents in the exchequer at Shrewsbury
- Followed by extracts from them consisting of town orders, 1584-1638, charity accounts, etc.
Collected in about 1747.
- Creation: Written chiefly in the third quarter of the 18th century, partly by J. Bowen
Language of Materials
MS. Gough Shropshire 12
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. 18199
8 3/4 × 7 in.