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A short history of Tottenham, Written in about 1710

MS. Gough Middlesex 5
Held at the Weston Library

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A short history of Tottenham, written by a resident landowner and dated 1705. The body of it is a clerk's copy, with an addition of 1710, but at fol. 20v is an appendix of a few documents written in the author's own hand. The Preface beg. 'Nescio quâ natale solum ... saith Ovid.'.


  • Creation: Written in about 1710


25 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Middlesex 5

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. 18020

Custodial History

Dr. 'M. Lort' gave the book to Gough on June 6, 1776.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 3/4 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom