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Shropshire and Shrewsbury miscellanies, principally written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. chiefly by the Rev. J.B. Blakeway

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MS. Blakeway 1

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Various topographical and historical papers of the Rev. J.B. Blakeway, bound together, among which are:
  1. (fol. ii) 'Villare Salopiense', a list of Shropshire places, with their hundreds, and a few notes, pedigrees, etc.: cf. fol. 212b
  2. (fol. 69) a historical essay ' Of the state of religion in Shrewsbury', by Blakeway
  3. (fol. 80b) notes on the castles of Shrewsbury
  4. (fol. 97) notes on Stoke Say or Southstoke
  5. (fol. 115a) notes on Longnor,
  6. (fol. 139) notes on the Mortimers' property
  7. (fol. 153) notes on Betton
  8. (fol. 156) notes on Badger
  9. (fol. 166) notes on Donington
  10. (fol. 176) a contemporary copy of the book of Tenths payable to the Bp. of Hereford in about 1710-13
  11. (fol. 197) notes on Tong
  12. (fol. 202) a copy of the poll of the Freeholders of Shropshire, Nov. 7, 1695
  13. (fol. 205) notes on Cause
  14. (fol. 217a) notes on the Forests and Chases of Shropshire, including a slightly imperfect early 17th cent. copy of an exemplification in 1533 of a 'Perambulatio Forestarum in com. Salop. tempore regis Edwardi primi.'
  15. (fol. 228) 'Extracts etc. from the Register Book of the Abby of Haghmon.'.

Dates

  • principally written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. chiefly by the Rev. J.B. Blakeway

Extent

299 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Blakeway 1

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. IV, no 22111

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

18 3/8 × 11 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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