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Personal diary and antiquarian notes. Verse (in e. 139) in Crum, Jan 1760-18 Mar 1762, 20 Mar 1762-23 Feb 1765

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 139-140
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

84, 85 leaves.

Notebooks, numbered I to XX, originally intended by Stukeley for the minutes of the Brazen Nose Society at Stamford, Lincs., but mainly containing his diary, which includes many antiquarian notes and accounts of proceedings of the Royal Society.


  • Creation: Jan 1760-18 Mar 1762, 20 Mar 1762-23 Feb 1765


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Eng. misc. e. 139-140

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 14 July 1924, part of lot 238.


  • Many of the contents are printed in Family memoirs of William Stukeley , ed. W. C. Lukis, Surtees society, 73, 76 and 80 (1882-7).

Physical Facet

Vellum bindings

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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