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'Antiquities and memoirs of the Parish of Myddle [Middle in Shropshire], written by Richard Gough, anno ætat. suae 66, A.D. 1700'

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MS. Top. Salop. c. 4

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'Antiquities and memoirs of the Parish of Myddle [Middle in Shropshire], written by Richard Gough, anno ætat. suae 66, A.D. 1700', a transcript made for sir Thos. Phillipps from an inaccurate copy of the original, and privately printed by him in 1834 under the title 'Human Nature displayed in the History of Myddle, by Richard Gough': this edition was limited to 27 copies.

Dates

  • Written about 1833-1834

Extent

360 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Salop. c. 4, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Salop. c. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12206

Overview

'Antiquities and memoirs of the Parish of Myddle [Middle in Shropshire], written by Richard Gough, anno ætat. suae 66, A.D. 1700'

Biographical / Historical

Richard Gough (1735-1809) 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. 36317

Custodial History

For other MSS. of this in the Library, see nos. 18204, 22105. No. 6865 in the Phillipps collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought for the Library as lot 1065 at the Phillipps sale, May 23, 1913.

Bibliography

  • The original MS., which was in 1895 in private possession (see Trans. Shropshire Archaeol. Soc., 2nd ser., vol. vii, p. viii), has been published at Shrewsbury in 1875 by messrs. Adnitt and Naunton.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/4 × 8 1/2 in.
Title
'Antiquities and memoirs of the Parish of Myddle [Middle in Shropshire], written by Richard Gough, anno ætat. suae 66, A.D. 1700'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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