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Collection of English and Latin religious institution related pieces, Written in about 1710-1750

MS. Willis 42
Held at the Weston Library

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1 Fol. 1. Collections for the cathedral and diocese of St. Asaph, largely consisting of letters and reports, there are:

  1. Letters from John Wynne, bp. of St. Asaph, 2 Dec. 1718 (fol. 1)
  2. Some letters from Jonah Babington, 1718 (fol. 10)
  3. Several letters from Will. Fleetwood, bp. of Ely, 1718-19 (fol. 57)
  4. Several letters from W. Wotton, 1718 (fol. 83)
  5. Drawings of St. Asaph cathedral (fol. 89)
  6. One letter from archbp. W. Wake, 31 Aug. 1721 (fol. 148a)
  7. Two letters from dr. Rich. Rawlinson, 1718-18/9 (fol. 151)
  8. Several letters from W. Ffoulkes, 1719 (fol. 163)
  9. Plans of Wrexham church (fol. 201b)
  10. Plans of Gressford church (fol. 202b)
  11. Plans of Mold church (fol. 204)

2. Fol. 211. 'A description of the cathedral church of Llandaff, M.DCC.XVII', by William Wotton: followed by scattered Llandaff papers.

3. Fol. 235. Welsh Church notes.

4. Fol. 309. Lists of Welsh sheriffs, 1538-1749.


  • Creation: Written in about 1710-1750


348 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Willis 42

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. 16335

Custodial History

Mark by which the Collection was referred to until about A.D. 1870: fol. 42

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