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Various manuscript papers relating to Gloucestershire

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MS. Top. Gloucestershire c. 6
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Various manuscript papers relating to Gloucestershire, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. An agreement between Joseph Jones with his wife and John Taylor about land at Tewkesbury, Aug. 22, 1720, in Latin, on parchment
  2. Fol. 2. Pedigree of the Grey family, 11th-18th centt.
  3. Fol. 4. Extracts from Leland's Itinerary
  4. Fol. 31. Extracts from Domesday
  5. Fol. 37. Notes on the family of Chester of Chichley in Buckinghamshire, incomplete
  6. Fol. 39. A letter from dr. Richard Rawlinson, June 25, 1715
  7. Fol. 40. Papers about land and tythes at North Cerney, 1719-37, including two letters from Martin Benson, bp. of Gloucester, 1736 (fol. 55)
  8. Fols. 60-62 were added to the volume in 1884


  • Creation: Written in the first half of the 18th century


63 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Gloucestershire c. 6, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Gloucestershire c. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20487


Various manuscript papers relating to Gloucestershire

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. 30718

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In the Library before 1828.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/8 × 9 3/8 in.

Various manuscript papers relating to Gloucestershire
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom