Collections relating to Kent, Written in the 18th century partly by J. Lewis
Collections relating to Kent, the chief of which are:
- Fols. 2, 113v. Monumental inscriptions at Canterbury; also at Reculver (fol. 109), Herne (fol. 110), Lydd (fol. 137), etc.
- Fol. 36. Copy of Domesday for Kent.
- Fol. 59. Extracts from Gascoigne's Dictionarium Theologicum, 1722.
- Fol. 82. Orders about the pier and harbour of Margate, 1615 and 1629.
- Fol. 94. Papers relating to Boxley, St. John the Baptist vicarage in Thanet (fol. 100), Faversham (fol. 132), and the Cinque Ports (fol. 134).
- Fol. 102. List of parishes and clergy in the diocese of Canterbury, exempt from the archdeacon's jurisdiction, 1715.
- Fol. 107. Extracts from a MS. containing 'the divine cloud of unknowing' and other devotional treatises, owned by Edw. Jacob in 1770.
- Fol. 122. A short Life of Henry Wharton, partly from printed sources, but with additions by J. L (ewis).
- Fol. 148. 'A catalogue of MS. books ... to be consulted in order to a history of the county of Kent ...'.
- Creation: Written in the 18th century partly by J. Lewis
Language of Materials
MS. Gough Kent 14
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. 17960
Fols. 36-141 appear to have been collected and partly written by the rev. John Lewis of Margate, who has written a list of their contents on fol. 34v.
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