Manuscripts collected by Furney, relating to Gloucestershire, particularly the city of Gloucester.
- 17th-18th century
0.66 Linear metres (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
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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MSS. Top. Glouc. b. 1, c. 1-5
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12963
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.
- Furney Manuscripts
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- EAD version 2020
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