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Furney Manuscripts


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Manuscripts collected by Furney, relating to Gloucestershire, particularly the city of Gloucester.


  • 17th-18th cent.


6 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Glouc. b. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Glouc. b. 1, c. 1-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12963

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Richard Furney (1694-1753) was Archdeacon of Surrey. He had been Master of the Crypt School at Gloucester from 1719 to 1724.

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, nos. 27825-30.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bequeathed to the Library by Furney in 1753.
Furney Manuscripts
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom