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Northamptonshire Collections of W. Paterson Ellis


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Records of the parish of Helmdon in Northamptonshire, collected by W. Paterson Ellis, including original overseers' accounts, churchwardens' accounts, and constables' accounts, and copies by Ellis parish registers.


  • Creation: 1653-1890


0.47 Linear metres (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Northants. b. 8, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Top. Northants. b. 8, c. 47, d. 8, e. 18-21

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12944


Northamptonshire Collections of W. Paterson Ellis

Biographical / Historical

W. Paterson Ellis (fl 1889-1901).

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. VI, nos. 32954-32960.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The seven MSS. were presented by Mr. W. Paterson Ellis, the first two on July 11, the next on June 24, the last four on June 25, 1901.

Northamptonshire Collections of W. Paterson Ellis
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom