Records of the Borough of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
- Records of the Old Corporation of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, including transcripts of the minutes of the Common Council, 1782-1835, the charter of James I, and a list of expired leases, compiled by W. Bliss, c. 1868
- notes on Chipping Norton by Charles Holmes, 1854, including by-laws, election of, and oaths taken by, officers of the corporation and freemen, a chronicle of the town, a history of the manor and church, descriptions of buildings, charities and archaeology.
- Creation: late 19th century (some transcripts of older material, 1782-1835)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 471].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 471-2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7961
Biographical / Historical
James I granted a charter of incorporation to the town of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, in 1606.
Other Finding Aids
P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1952.
- Records of the Borough of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
- Susan Thomas
- Language of description
- Script of description