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

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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

Dates

  • c. 1907-c. 1909

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Oxon. d. 190

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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