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Church notes by Ralph Sheldon and Anthony à Wood, Written 1675-1683 by Ralph Sheldon and Anthony à Wood

MS. Wood C. 10
Held at the Weston Library

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Church notes by Ralph Sheldon and Anthony à Wood for:

  1. Berkshire (Alden, Bisham, Purley)
  2. Derbyshire (Tideswell)
  3. Gloucestershire (Addesthorp, Bourton on the Hill, Bledington, Bradwell, Campden, Pershore, Quainton, Saintbury, Todenham, Welford)
  4. Kent (Burling, Bromley, Canterbury, St. Dunstan's, North Fleet, Peckham East, Raynham, Sevenoaks, Sterry, Sutton)
  5. Lincolnshire (Corby, Grantham, Irnham)
  6. Northamptonshire (Apthorpe, Blatherwick, Bulwick, Harringworth, Long Marston, Steene, Towcester, Welton)
  7. Oxfordshire (Steeple Barton, Chinnor, Chastleton, Churchill, Chadlington, Eynston, Glympton, Hook Norton, Kingham, Ricote, Little Rollright, Rowsham, Swinbrook, Spelsbury, Sarsden, Swerford, Sommerton, Sherborn, Whitfield, Whit-church-on-Thames)
  8. Somerset (Bristol, Chewton under Mendip, Glastonbury, Wells)
  9. Surrey (Chertsey, Cobham)
  10. Warwickshire (Barcheston, Cherington, Honington, Salford Abbots)
  11. Worcester (Addermarston, Batesford, Daylesford, Evenlode, King's Norton)

Fols. 17-24, 27-39 are by Anthony à Wood. There is an index locorum by Sheldon on fol. 145.

(fols. 111-44v are blank)

Labelled '88'


  • Creation: Written 1675-1683 by Ralph Sheldon and Anthony à Wood


148 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wood C. 10

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. 8551

Custodial History

Sheldon's motto 'in posterum' is on fol. ii.


  • For the Oxfordshire notes see Parochial Collections of Wood and Rawlinson edited by the rev. F. N. Davis for the Oxfordshire Record Society (1920-9).

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 6 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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