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Papers connected with the parish of Combe or Long Combe near Woodstock

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 23

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Papers connected with the parish of Combe or Long Combe near Woodstock, collected apparently by Charles Richardson in about 1820-30. The papers include extracts from Hundred Rolls and other documents, notes of the charities, copies of the Churchwardens' Accounts, etc.

At fol. 354 are 'Some particulars of the Life of Robert Hitchcock' of Combe, who was executed for murder in 1778. Among the original papers are:
  1. Fol. 336. Extract from a View of Frankpledge and Court Baron 3 Oct. 1673 about Ralph Hammond, in Latin
  2. Fol. 309. some original parish levies 1765-81, etc.
  3. Fol. 74. poem on the vicar, --Lee, Dec. 1822
  4. Fol. 419. two letters from John Dunkin the historian of Oxfordshire, 1824

Dates

  • Written in the 17th-19th century

Extent

425 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon d. 23, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon d. 23

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18985

Overview

Papers connected with the parish of Combe or Long Combe near Woodstock

Biographical / Historical

Charles Richardson (1760-1827) was an antiquary.

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. VI, no. 31161

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Bodleian by prof. J. O. Westwood, Apr. 10, 1891.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 5/8 × 8 5/8 in.
Title
Papers connected with the parish of Combe or Long Combe near Woodstock
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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