Collection Level Description: Records of the Borough of Chipping Norton,
Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 471-2
Title: Records of the Borough of Chipping Norton,
Dates of Creation: late 19th century (some
transcripts of older material, 1782-1835)
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: W. Bliss and Charles Holmes
Language of Material: English
James I granted a charter of incorporation to the town of Chipping Norton,
Oxfordshire, in 1606.
Scope and Content
- Records of the Old Corporation of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, including
transcripts of the minutes of the Common Council, 1782-1835, the charter of
James I, and a list of expired leases, compiled by W. Bliss, c. 1868
- notes on Chipping Norton by Charles Holmes, 1854, including by-laws, election
of, and oaths taken by, officers of the corporation and freemen, a chronicle of
the town, a history of the manor and church, descriptions of buildings,
charities and archaeology.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1952.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid
reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
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).
Chipping Norton Borough
Chipping Norton (England)
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