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Miscellaneous essays on Oxfordshire

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MS. Top. Oxon. c. 777

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Bound volume comprising the following typescript essays:

  1. (fols. 1-23) R. John Franklin, 'Begbroke Hill: an early history and some more recent memories', extramural project for BA in Modern Studies, Sheffield Polytechnic, 1974; donated by the author, 1976
  2. (fols. 24-48) memoir of William Smith (1815-1874) of Witney, 1872, transcribed and with a preface (fol. 24) by his great-grandson David John Smith, 1972, and family trees (fols. 47-48) by A.C.R. Corbett, 1979; donated by A.C.R. Corbett, 1979
  3. (fols. 49-70) Kenneth F. Welch, 'Witney: a brief account of the importance of a single industry on Witney between the years 1500 and 1780...', undergraduate essay for the Open University, 1978; donated by the author, 17 Dec 1980
  4. (fols. 71-101) M. Kift, P. Preece and M. Fallowfield, 'Mapledurham, Oxfordshire: Parish Survey', c.1983; donated by Mrs P. Preece, 4 Nov 1983
  5. (fols. 102-132) Muriel H. Clifford, 'Memories of Bladon [c.1905-1910]', c.1983; donated by the author, 11 Aug 1983.


  • Creation: 1972-1983


132 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Top. Oxon. c. 777

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CMD ID 22902


Miscellaneous essays on Oxfordshire

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Donated by various people, 1976-1983.

Miscellaneous essays on Oxfordshire
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