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Noticia towards a history of the Borough of Ipswich


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'Noticia towards a history of the Borough of Ipswich, collected by William Stevenson Fitch 1852...', 3 vols.: miscellaneous notes, laboriously collected, but with few authorities quoted and of small independent value. There are many lists of town officers and accounts of trades, occurrences, places, etc.: but there is very little arrangement and no index.


  • Creation: 1852


0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MSS. Top. Suffolk d. 1-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19906


Noticia towards a history of the Borough of Ipswich, written in A.D. 1852, by W. S. Fitch.

Biographical / Historical

William Stevenson Fitch (1792–1859) was an antiquary and thief.

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. 29482-29484.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from C. Golding (catal. 114, no. 7) on July 7, 1884, for £5 10s.

Noticia towards a history of the Borough of Ipswich
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