Commonplace book of R. H. Leigh of Wigan
Commonplace book of R. H. Leigh of Wigan, containing notes on the history of his family, with:
- (fols. 6-16) index of names and some subjects;
- (fols. 169v-172) accounts of public and some private collections of manuscripts.
- Creation: c.1820-1830
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Lancs. d. 3, fols. 1-2]
MS. Top. Lancs. d. 3
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9019
Commonplace book of R. H. Leigh of Wigan, c.1820-1830.
Biographical / Historical
Biographical details unknown.
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, no. 54412.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
From the archive of Claude Jenkins; given through E. G. W. Bill, 1960.
Green vellum binding
- Commonplace book of R. H. Leigh of Wigan
- EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- Language of description
- Script of description