John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire
Dunkin's collections consist of extracts made in the first half of the 19th century from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.
- early 19th cent.
0.6 Linear metres (12 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. d. 71, fols. 1-2].
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Dep. d. 71-82
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8220
Extracts made by John Dunkin (1782-1846), topographer, from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.
Biographical / Historical
John Dunkin (1782-1846), topographer, was the author of The history and antiquities of Bicester (London, 1816) and Oxfordshire. The history and antiquities of the hundreds of Bullington and Ploughley (London, 1823). For further details, see Dictionary of National Biography.
Presented to the Guildhall Library by Ellen Elizabeth Dunkin, daughter of John Dunkin, 6 April 1886. Formerly Guildhall MSS. 438/1-7 (now Dep. d. 71-77), 439/1-4 (now Dep. d. 78-81), and 441 (now Dep. d. 82).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire, early 19th cent.
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation