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Notes on Oxfordshire folklore (volume I), c. 1907-c. 1909

MS. Top. Oxon. d. 190
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Folk-lore (General) I. A volume containing collections on Oxfordshire folklore, arranged alphabetically. Includes a list of contents at fol. 1, newspaper and journal clippings, and letters from individuals including (fol. 20) Diamond Jenness, (fol. 115) Thomas Davenport, (fol. 167) William Reginald Halliday, (fols. 299, 327) J.E. Field, (fols. 301, 315, 323, 325) Charlotte Sophia Burne, (fol. 317) G. Busby, (fol. 319) C.E. Prior [i+336 leaves]. Covers :

  1. Charms
  2. Ghosts and omens
  3. Lucky and unlucky actions and days
  4. Manners and customs
  5. Marriage and games
  6. Personal marks
  7. Place names, local rhymes and legends
  8. Plants
  9. Prehistoric monuments
  10. Suicide
  11. Wells (Oxford and others)
  12. Witches
  13. Miscellanea


  • Creation: c. 1907-c. 1909


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Oxon. d. 190


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