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Furney Manuscripts

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

Dates

  • 17th-18th century

Extent

0.66 Linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Glouc. b. 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12963

Abstract

Manuscripts collected by Rev. Richard Furney, relating to Gloucestershire, 17th-18th century.

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. 27825-27830.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bequeathed to the Library by Furney in 1753. The Library received the manuscripts in 1755.
Title
Furney Manuscripts
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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