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Collection Level Description: Collections of James Adcock on the Derivation of English Surnames

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. d. 43-5
Title: Collections of James Adcock on the Derivation of English Surnames
Dates of Creation: 1836-50
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: James Adcock

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James Adcock (d. 1863) was an antiquary.

Scope and Content

Collections of James Adcock on the derivation of English surnames.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from D.D. Evans, Day's Bookshop, Thame, 1963.

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Further Information

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. 54220-2.

Access Points

Names, personal


Adcock | James | d. 1863 | antiquary

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