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'The Pedigree of the Bayleys of Willaston, Coy. Chester...'

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 5

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'The Pedigree of the Bayleys of Willaston, Coy. Chester ... an account of the Descendants of Anthony Bayley of Batchacre in the Coy. of Stafford. Compiled by C. W. Stretton, 1894': a fine pedigree from Charlemagne to the present time on five large folded sheets.


  • Creation: Written in 1894 by C. W. Stretton


7 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 5, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19303


'The Pedigree of the Bayleys of Willaston, Coy. Chester...'

Biographical / Historical

C. W. Stretton (fl. 1894).

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. 32210

Immediate Source of Acquisition

At fol. 1 is a letter from mr. Stretton presenting the work to the Bodleian, Sept. 25, 1896.

Physical Facet

On paper, bound in black morocco with gilt ornament and clasps


19 7/8 × 15 3/8 in.

'The Pedigree of the Bayleys of Willaston, Coy. Chester...'
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