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Northamptonshire collections, Written in 1718-1723

MS. Top. Northants c. 17
Held at the Weston Library

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Northamptonshire collections, among which are:

  1. P. 1. Institutions to livings, 1541-73.
  2. P. 57. Extracts from records of the Office of Firstfruits, 1594-1651.
  3. Pp. 117, 143. Eight letters from J. Sparke to Bridges, 1718-20.
  4. P. 157. Some notes on the bishops and deans of Peterborough.
  5. P. 167. Notes on Aldwinkle.
  6. P. 179. A letter from Francis Peck to Bridges, 31 Jan. 1722/3.
  7. P. 267. A list of the deeds in the Peterborough Cartulary (MS. Cotton Cleop. C. 1): at p. 531 are some extracts from it.
  8. P. 289a. Notes relating to Lamport, with Trussell and Isham pedigrees, to Aynho (p. 309: there are letters of J. Wasse of Aynho, 1720/1-23, at pp. 115, 177), to Bradden (p. 461) and Slapton (p. 471).
  9. P. 425. Some notes on Peterborough abbey: cf. MS. Top. Northants c. 19, pp. 69, 187, 249.
  10. P. 441. A catalogue of the Hatton MSS. at Kirby hall, A. D. 1722.
  11. P. 483. General notes on the county.
  12. P. 519. Extracts from MS. Cotton Vesp. B. 11, about the abbots of Croyland.
  13. P. 583. Lists of Sheriffs of the county, 1155-1458, 1640-1713.

An index to part of the volume follows.


  • Creation: Written in 1718-1723


624 pages

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Top. Northants c. 17


Bridges' Northamptonshire MSS. R. 17

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. III, no. 16634

Physical Facet

On paper


13 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom