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Collections relating to Kent, Written in the 18th century partly by J. Lewis

MS. Gough Kent 14
Held at the Weston Library

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Collections relating to Kent, the chief of which are:

  1. Fols. 2, 113v. Monumental inscriptions at Canterbury; also at Reculver (fol. 109), Herne (fol. 110), Lydd (fol. 137), etc.
  2. Fol. 36. Copy of Domesday for Kent.
  3. Fol. 59. Extracts from Gascoigne's Dictionarium Theologicum, 1722.
  4. Fol. 82. Orders about the pier and harbour of Margate, 1615 and 1629.
  5. Fol. 94. Papers relating to Boxley, St. John the Baptist vicarage in Thanet (fol. 100), Faversham (fol. 132), and the Cinque Ports (fol. 134).
  6. Fol. 102. List of parishes and clergy in the diocese of Canterbury, exempt from the archdeacon's jurisdiction, 1715.
  7. Fol. 107. Extracts from a MS. containing 'the divine cloud of unknowing' and other devotional treatises, owned by Edw. Jacob in 1770.
  8. Fol. 122. A short Life of Henry Wharton, partly from printed sources, but with additions by J. L (ewis).
  9. 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


164 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


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

Custodial History

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.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 7/8 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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