W.H. Challen Transcripts
Typescript copies of parish registers and of bishops's transcripts of registers made by W.H. Challen between about 1929 and 1958. The copies relate mainly to parishes in London and Sussex, with smaller collections for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Worcestershire, and single items for Kent, Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Bucks. d. 7].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Bucks. d. 7-8; Eccles. d. 7; London d. 4-15, d. 17-21; Notts. d. 1; Oxon. d. 288-90, d. 299; Surrey d. 5-6; Sussex d. 3-26; Wilts. d. 4, fols. 1-9; Worcs. d. 1-4
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10539
Biographical / Historical
William Harold Challen (fl 1929-1958) was a local historian.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The copies were given to the Library by W.H. Challen, 1928-58.
- W.H. Challen Transcripts
- Emily Tarrant
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