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Collection Level Description: Notes and Collections of Rev. J.C. Blomfield

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 249, c. 477-8, c. 481, c. 518, d. 458-9
Title: Notes and Collections of Rev. J.C. Blomfield
Dates of Creation: 19th century
Extent: 7 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James Charles Blomfield (1821-1895) was Rector of Launton and an antiquary.

Scope and Content

Notes and collections made by the J.C. Blomfield for his printed History of the Deanery of Bicester (1882-94).

Administrative Information

Custodial History

With the exception of MS. Top. Oxon. c. 518, the collection was formerly owned by Rev. E.R. Massey and G.J. Dew.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1953.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Publication Note

See Scope and Content.

Access Points

Blomfield | James Charles | 1821-1895 | Rector of Launton Antiquary

Bicester (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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