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Archive of E. A. Greening Lamborn


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Papers of E.A. Greening Lamborn, and manuscripts from his collection, consisting of:

  1. Letters to and from Lamborn, 1917-1949
  2. Ordinary of arms in churches in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, compiled by Lamborn, early 20th century
  3. Notebook containing extracts by Lamborn from books and letters read, 1899
  4. Album of photographs, mainly of churches and sculpture in the Oxford region, 1920s, with a portrait photograph of Lamborn
  5. Pocket-books containing brief notes by Lamborn on churches in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, 20th century
  6. Commonplace book of a member of the Ayscough family, 18th century
  7. Seventeenth-century church notes for parishes in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, copied by Craven Ord (1756-1832)
  8. Rough sketches and notes of James Ingram, 1838, n.d.
  9. Lectures on heraldry by Norris Deck, 1849, 1852
  10. Recipe book of Mary Waddell of Littlemore, Oxfordshire, 1850
  11. Notebook containing extracts by W. Ballard, mainly from printed sources, on Oxfordshire and Berkshire parishes, mid-19th century
  12. Notebook containing copies of recitations and songs, 19th century
  13. Guide to Buckinghamshire by Robert Dodwell, entitled 'Buckingham. The Pocket County Companion', late 19th century, apparently unpublished


  • Creation: 18th-20th cent.


0.99 Linear metres (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 312, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 312, c. 331, d. 434, e. 368-369, f. 91; Top. Berks. g. 1; Top. Bucks. c. 15, g. 1; Top. eccles. b. 42; Top. gen. d. 32, e. 73-75; Top. Oxon. d. 457

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8222


Archive of E. A. Greening Lamborn

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Arnold Greening Lamborn (1877-1950) was an antiquary. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Lamborn's daughter in 1950.

Catalogue of the archive of E. A. Greening Lamborn
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom