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Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire

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MS. Top. Oxon. c. 551

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Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 16th-20th century, including:
  1. (fols. 1-67) papers of F. R. L. Goadby relating to the history of Standlake church, 1965-1966;
  2. (fols. 68-72) extract from Banbury Guardian relating to Mollington Church restoration, typescript;
  3. (fols. 73-82) typescript and manuscript extracts from Mollington enclosure award, 1796;
  4. (fols. 83-86) letter from John Matter to Sir Hans Sloane, c.1725;
  5. (fols. 87-88) contemporary notes on the Oxfordshire parliamentary election of 1754;
  6. (fols. 89-90) account of Carfax conduit, 18th century;
  7. (fols. 91-104) minutes of the Oxford Coventry Canal Navigation Co., 1770;
  8. (fol. 105) Shenington Church Notes by John Loveday, 1778;
  9. (fols. 106-109) Holton Runners' Play & Cricketing Song, recorded by A. Tindale Briscoe, c. 1895;
  10. (fols. 118-129) contemporary copy of orders of 1610 and 1618 for Dame Elizabeth Periam's school at Henley on Thames;
  11. (fols. 150-185) papers of the Oxford Clerical Society, 1951-1961;
  12. (fols. 242-243) letter from Sir Henry Lee, steward of the royal manor of Woodstock, to William Cecil, Lord Burghley, 1576.

Dates

  • 16th-20th century

Extent

243 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. c. 551, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon. c. 551

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10932

Abstract

Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 16th-20th century.

Biographical / Historical

Brigadier Frank Reginald Lindsay Goadby (1899-1985) was a soldier and historian.

John Loveday (1711–1789) was an antiquary and traveller.

Dame Elizabeth Bacon (also Dame Elizabeth Periam) (c.1541-1621) was an English aristocrat.

Sir Henry Lee (1533–1611) was steward of the royal manor of Woodstock and a queen's champion.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1967-1973.
Title
Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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