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Collection Level Description: Records of the Borough of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 471-2
Title: Records of the Borough of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
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

Administrative/Biographical History

James I granted a charter of incorporation to the town of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, in 1606.

Scope and Content

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1952.

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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).

Access Points

Chipping Norton Borough

Chipping Norton (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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