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Collections for Ewelme formed by Bishop William Jacobson

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MS. Top. Oxon a. 8
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Collections for Ewelme formed by Bishop William Jacobson, while he was rector of Ewelme, 1848-65, chiefly printed cuttings, extracts, reports, views and the like. Among the manuscript matter are a few letters, and several interesting views of the church (including brasses and other details) and parsonage, but nothing relating to the hospital.


  • Creation: Partly written in A.D. 1849-1861


125 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Top. Oxon a. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19522


Collections for Ewelme formed by Bishop William Jacobson

Biographical / Historical

William Jacobson (1803-1884) was Bishop of Chester.

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, no. 33159

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by miss Hester S. Jacobson, daughter of the bishop, on June 18, 1902: two letters from her, June 12 and 18, 1902, are at fol. 5.

Physical Facet

On paper


20 3/4 × 13 1/8 in.

Collections for Ewelme formed by Bishop William Jacobson
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