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Collections for the cathedral and diocese of Lincoln, Written in about 1710-1750

MS. Willis 39
Held at the Weston Library

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Collections for the cathedral and diocese of Lincoln: including accounts of bishops, lists of ecclesiastical dignitaries, statistics of churches, and many letters from incumbents and others, among which are:

  1. Some from Rich. Reynolds, bp. of Lincoln, 1728-29 (fols. 45, 307)
  2. One from Thomas Baker, 12 May --, about bp. Moore's books at Cambridge (fol. 49)
  3. A plan of Lincoln cathedral showing the position of the tombs (fol. 131)
  4. Lists of dedications and wake-days in the diocese (fol. 237), etc.


  • Creation: Written in about 1710-1750


372 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English


MS. Willis 39

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. 16332

Custodial History

Mark by which the Collection was referred to until about A.D. 1870: fol. 39

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom