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Collections by, and chiefly written by, the rev. Francis Blomefield, vol. 1, Written in the first half of the 18th century chiefly by F. Blomefield

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MS. Gough Camb. 2

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Collections by, and chiefly written by, the rev. Francis Blomefield (d. 1751) for the city and county of Cambridge. They are voluminous and not orderly. '...The county in general--Cambridge and Ely. The divisions appear to be:
  1. P. 85. the county, and the diocese of Ely
  2. P. 230. the University of Cambridge
  3. Pp. 277, 601. the separate colleges and religious houses of Cambridge
  4. P. 381. the Town of Cambridge. An index is at pp. 5, 10

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 18th century chiefly by F. Blomefield

Extent

816 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Camb. 2

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. 17752

Custodial History

With Blomefield's armorial bookplate, 1736: owned by 'Tho. Martin', of Palgrave.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

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