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Alphabetical lists of towns, villages, etc., in Lancashire (from S to W), Cheshire, Shropshire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire and Northumberland (A-B only), with descriptive notices of some of the more important places, late 16th or early 17th century

MS. Rawl. B. 249
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Apparently transcribed from a MS. written during the reign of Q. Eliz. (see under Newark,) and after the year 1589, (see under Nottingham.) According to an old foliation thirty-six leaves are wanting at the beginning, containing the greater part of Lancashire.


  • Creation: late 16th or early 17th century


78 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 249

Custodial History

Formerly divided into two volumes, respectively numbered 249, 250.

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio; damaged at the beginning


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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