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The original Parish Register of Shackerstone in Leicestershire

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MS. Top. Leics. b. 1

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The original Parish Register of Shackerstone in Leicestershire, giving baptisms from Sept. 19, 1558, to Dec. 1630, marriages from 1561 to Jan. 24, 1630/1, and burials from Apr. 23, 1558, to Feb. 10, 1630/1. The entries are copies up to 1570: fol. 1r is almost illegible, but contains the marriages from 1558, presumably to 1561.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1570-1631

Extent

16 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Leics. b. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18829

Abstract

The original Parish Register of Shackerstone in Leicestershire, written in A.D. 1570-1631

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29152.

Custodial History

It was not at Shackerstone in 1831.

Purchased from Thomas Arthur bookseller of London by Gillyatt Sumner on April 5, 1870, according to a note by Sumner at fol. ii (presented by J. P. Earwaker in Oct. 1882).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from C. T. Jefferies, bookseller of Bristol, on Feb. 22, 1878, for £5.

Physical Facet

On parchment, the writing in parts is much faded

Dimensions

16 1/8 × 7 5/8 in.
Title
The original Parish Register of Shackerstone in Leicestershire
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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