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Archive of the Dandridge Family of Rousham, Oxfordshire


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Papers of the Dandridge family, consisting of:

  1. Journal of Edward Dandridge on a voyage from England to India, June 1781-May 1782, copied by Edward Dandridge for his father, 1783
  2. Sermons by J.S. Dandridge, rector of Rousham, 1804-41
  3. Notes on John Hey, Lectures in divinity (4 vols., Cambridge, 1796), c. 1800. Owned by George Dandridge, rector of Rousham, 1841-1858
  4. Exercise books of Charles Dandridge, son of J.S. Dandridge, on mathematics, 1817
  5. Exercise books containing a 'Chapter on prayer', probably in the hand of Catherine Dandridge, late 19th century


  • Creation: 18th-19th century


0.30 Linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 737, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 737-738, e. 671-672; Eng. th. d. 60-61, e. 167

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12892


Archive of the Dandridge Family of Rousham, Oxfordshire

Biographical / Historical

The Dandridge family of Rousham, Oxfordshire, included Edward Dandridge, John Strange Dandridge (d. 1841), rector of Rousham, George Dandridge (d. 1858), rector of Rousham, Charles Dandridge, son of John Strange Dandridge, and Catherine Dandridge.

Custodial History

Owned by G. J. Dew.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1973 by Dorothy B. Dew alongside MS. Top. Oxon. c. 55l, fol. 227.

Catalogue of the archive of the Dandridge Family of Rousham, Oxfordshire
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom