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The original parish register of Houghton Conquest in Bedfordshire

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MS. Top. Beds e. 1

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The original parish register of Houghton Conquest in Bedfordshire, 1539-1594, not complete and in parts fragmentary and in perturbed order: two entries of 1630 occur on fol. 26v.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1539-1630

Extent

34 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Beds e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19890

Overview

The original parish register of Houghton Conquest in Bedfordshire, written in A.D. 1539-1630.

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. V, no. 29457.

Custodial History

This volume was part of lot 3197 in the sale (in 1779) of the books of dr. Zachary Grey (d. 1766), see no. 29392: two leaves of the sale catalogue containing the MSS. are at fols. vii, 1, and fol. iii is probably in his handwriting.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Percy sale, April 29, 1884 (part of lot 176).

Physical Facet

On paper, much injured in parts

Dimensions

9 × 6 3/4 in.
Title
The original parish register of Houghton Conquest in Bedfordshire
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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