Skip to main content

Musical entries in Jackson's Oxford Journal, transcribed by T.W. Taphouse

 Single Item
MS. 15536

  • Request
    this
Transcripts, almost certainly in the hand of Thomas William Taphouse, of musical entries from Jackson's Oxford Journal for the period of 1807-1817.

Dates

  • 1807-1817

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15536].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Shelfmark:

MS. 15536

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15536

Abstract

Transcripts of musical entries from Jackson's Oxford Journal, 1807-1817.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas William Taphouse was born at Sherfield Green on 11 February 1838 and was a music and instrument dealer and collector. Working in his family's music shop, Taphouse held various local appointments as organist, and made the shop into a lively musical centre, having added a piano warehouse and several music rooms to the premises – one of which was for many years the home of the Oxford University Musical Club.

Taphouse entered local government at the age of 50, and in 1888 he was first elected for the Central Ward. In 1904 Taphouse was unanimously elected Mayor of Oxford (for 1904/1905), but only managed to preside over one Council meeting before he fell ill. He died at Bournemouth on 8 January 1905 at the age of 66.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired on 15 January 2005 through an unknown source.
Title
Musical entries in Jackson's Oxford Journal, transcribed by T.W. Taphouse, 1807-1817
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jen Patterson
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom