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Miscellaneous collections made by Browne Willis, Written in about 1710-1750

MS. Willis 73
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous collections made by Browne Willis, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. Lists of mitred abbots, followed by extracts from the Lincoln registers relating to the appointments of the abbots
  2. Fols. 127v, 138. Church notes, especially of epitaphs, taken in Dorset and other counties
  3. Fol. 134. Some notes on church bells
  4. Fol. 196. Lists of returning officers of parliamentary boroughs
  5. Fol. 212. Notes of the families of Trankmore of Shoreham, and Browne of Dorset


  • Creation: Written in about 1710-1750


218 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English


MS. Willis 73

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. 16367

Custodial History

Mark by which the Collection was referred to until about A.D. 1870: 4° 15

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom