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Rawlinson P: Miscellaneous, Essex, 10th-18th century

Miscellaneous manuscripts and Holman's Essex manuscripts, compiled in the 18th century.


  • 10th-18th century

Language of Materials

English , Latin and Greek

Full range of shelfmarks:

4o Rawl. 39, 41-4, 118, 140, 245, 263, 323, 550; 8o Rawl. 300, 429, 576, 594, 614, 646, 1064, 1093, 1095-7, 1102-3, 1105-8; MSS. Rawl. B. 240, Rawl. D. 1514-6, Rawl. Essex 1-30, Rawl. Q. b. 1-5, c. 4-12, d. 15-19, e. 1, e. 21-33, f. 2-6

Biographical / Historical

The Rev. William Holman (d 1730) was an assiduous collector and copier of the records of Essex family and local history. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

Full descriptions are in 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, nos. 15988-16293.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom