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Fragmentary notes of journeys through England

 Single Item
MS. Top. gen. e. 55
Held at the Weston Library

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Fragmentary notes of journeys through England, between 1751 and 1774.:

  1. There are church notes, notes of pictures and the like, apparently by a man living at Oxford, who owned land at Bierton near Aylesbury (fol. 2)
  2. Perhaps 'J. Forsyth' (fol. 90)
  3. The pictures at Burleigh house near Stamford are described at fol. 21, and Newcastle-on-Tyne at fol. 102


  • Creation: Written in about 1751-1774


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. e. 55, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. gen. e. 55

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19268


Fragmentary notes of journeys through England

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. VI, no. 31859

Custodial History

Owned by Mary Busby (?: late 18th cent., see fol. 89v): in the Heber sale, Feb. 1836, pt. xi, part of no. 1213: then part of MS. Phillipps 8271, see MS. Top. Oxon f. 20.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. at the Phillipps sale, 23. 3. 1895 as part of lot 748...

Physical Facet

On paper


7 3/8 × 4 7/8 in.

Fragmentary notes of journeys through England
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom