Descriptions of Coats of Arms Compiled by J.H. Sperling
Descriptions of coats of arms in Essex churches, with blazons of arms, compiled by J.H. Sperling. Each volume has indexes of parishes and arms.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Essex d. 5].
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MSS. Top. Essex d. 5-7, e. 46
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7304
Biographical / Historical
John Hanson Sperling (1825-94) was an Anglican clergyman and antiquary.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54041-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bequeathed to the Library by S.A. Warner in 1948.
- Descriptions of Coats of Arms Compiled by J.H. Sperling
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