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Wollaston papers

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MS. Top. Northants c. 42
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Wollaston papers:

  1. Fol. 5. 'A Catalogue of the Parochial Library ...', with the value of each book, about 1720, and a list of additions from 1721 to 1757
  2. Fol. 13. A copy of a conveyance dated May 11, 1732, of lands in Brington, etc., to the vicarage of Wollaston, with a terrier of the lands, and a copy of three other benefactions by Will to the poor of the parish, 1676, 1730, and no date
  3. Fol. 84v rev. Copies of particulars of the above lands and of the furniture and registers of the church, 1771 and 1783, etc., partly in the hand of the rev. John Sparke the vicar
  4. Fol. 76v rev. A copy of a terrier of glebe lands, etc., belonging to the vicarage and church of Irchester, 1783 (?)

A note by the rev. William Procter, vicar in 1775, is on fol. 22v.

(fols. 27-74 are blank)


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1720-1783


84 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Northants c. 42, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Northants c. 42

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20518


Wollaston papers

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wollaston (1822-1878) was an entomologist and conchologist.

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. 30756

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This was 'Wollaston Register, No. 48. Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 × 8 1/4 in.

Wollaston papers
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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