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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 18

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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: 'Antiquities of Shropshire', collected by James Bowen, vol. 5: a transcript of 'Antiquities and Memoyres of the parish of Myddle, written by Richard Gough ... A.D. 1700', but in a shorter form and with fewer personal notes than the History printed by sir Thomas Phillipps in 1834.

Dates

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

Extent

98 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Shropshire 18

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. 18204

Custodial History

Owned by James Bowen in 1768.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 3/4 × 7 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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