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Collections relating to the history of Colyton, by, or collected by, John Anstis, Written in about 1742-1743, chiefly by J. Anstis

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MS. Gough Devon 1

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Collections relating to the history of Colyton, by, or collected by, John Anstis:
  1. Fol. 3. 'Parochial antiquities of Coliton in Devonshire, containing matters relating to that vicarage.' This only extends to fol. 4, ending abruptly, fols. 5-24 being blank
  2. Fol. 25. Depositions, petitions, etc., relating to disputes about tithes at Colyton in 1678
  3. Fol. 98. Many smaller notes, letters and papers, chiefly relating to tithe disputes during the incumbency of the rev. George Anstis, son of John Anstis: at fol. 132 are several letters from the former to the latter, in 1743, about the matter: and at fol. 136 one from the former to a brother, 18 July 1743

Dates

  • Written in about 1742-1743, chiefly by J. Anstis

Extent

221 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Devon 1

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. 17859

Custodial History

At the Anstis sale 1768, these papers were bought by Thomas Astle, who in the next year presented them to dr. Ducarel, whose armorial bookplate is in the volume.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

17 1/4 × 13 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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