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Papers of the Tomkins family of Abingdon, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire): Volume containing summaries of the provisions in wills, 1731, 1734, 1737-1739

MS. Top. Berks. e. 26
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

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Volume containing summaries of the provisions in the wills of:

  1. (fols. 1-12) Benjamin Tomkins [junior], 1731 and 1734.
  2. (fols. 12v-15) His wife Elizabeth (née Cowslade), 1739.
  3. (fols. 15v-17) Accounts of money given to Benjamin and his four brothers, John, William, Harding and Joseph, by their father Benjamin.
  4. (fols. 81-77v rev) Accounts of money paid to Martha, Elizabeth, Sarah and Benjamin Tomkins, children of Benjamin [junior], 1737-1739.


  • Creation: 1731, 1734, 1737-1739


82 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Berks. e. 26

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby’s, 23 Mar, 1981, lot 28.

Physical Facet

Green vellum binding with clasps

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom