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Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday


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  1. A chronological list of world rulers, notables and remarkable events from the Creation to 1753, compiled by John Loveday the elder, n.d. [late 18th century], with an index of names
  2. Notes by Thomas Loveday on his father, John Loveday the younger (d. 1809), including an account of his death and funeral, 1810-1816.


  • Creation: late 18th-cent., 1810-1816


0.30 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 1355].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355-1356, e. 1520

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13193


Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday

Biographical / Historical

John Loveday the elder (1711-1789) was a philologist and antiquarian. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Thomas Loveday (fl. 1810-1816) was the son of John Loveday the younger (d.1809).

Custodial History

Bought at the sale of Bishop D.G. Loveday's Library, 26 Nov 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by Mr. W.J. West, 29 Sep 1986.

Related Materials

See the correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday,(Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 6, d. 34).

Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
Original catalogue by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2022 by C. McIlwaine
EAD version 2022
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