Verse by Egerton Leigh
Verse by Egerton Leigh, mainly relating to Cheshire.
0.44 linear metres (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Cheshire c. 11, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. Cheshire c. 11-14
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13076
Verse by Egerton Leigh, 1867-1869, mainly relating to Cheshire.
Biographical / Historical
Egerton Leigh (1815-76) was a poet and writer on dialect. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 53862-53865.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The verse was bought from Alfred Halewood of Preston in 1918.
- Verse by Egerton Leigh
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- EAD version 2019
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