Catalogue of John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire, early 19th cent.

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2003

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A    Extracts from collections relating to Oxfordshire, early 19th cent.
B    Extracts from Oxford newspapers, 1800-34
C    History and antiquities of Oxfordshire hundreds


John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire, early 19th cent.

Abstract:
Extracts made by John Dunkin (1782-1846), topographer, from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.

Shelfmarks: Dep. d. 71-82

Extent: 12 shelfmarks

Biographical History

John Dunkin (1782-1846), topographer, was the author of The history and antiquities of Bicester (London, 1816) and Oxfordshire. The history and antiquities of the hundreds of Bullington and Ploughley (London, 1823). For further details, see Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Dunkin's collections consist of extracts made in the first half of the 19th cent. from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.

Custodial History

Presented to the Guildhall Library by Ellen Elizabeth Dunkin, daughter of John Dunkin, 6 April 1886. Formerly Guildhall MSS. 438/1-7 (now Dep. d. 71-7), 439/1-4 (now Dep. d. 78-81), and 441 (now Dep. d. 82).

Acquisition

Deposited 1954.

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Dunkin | John | 1782-1846 | topographer

Place names (NCA Rules)

Oxfordshire

Subjects (LCSH)

Great Britain -- Topography

A   Extracts from collections relating to Oxfordshire, early 19th cent.

Shelfmarks: Dep. d. 71-3


Oxfordshire collections, early 19th cent.
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 71

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fol. 1-162) pedigrees from Heralds' Visitations in 1566, 1574 and 1636, with additions and notes of estates
  • (fol. 163-283) abstracts of Oxfordshire material in Originalia rolls (BL, Add. MSS. 6365-6387) with index
  • (fol. 284-339) summaries of Oxfordshire escheats from T. Cole's collection (BL, Harl. MSS. 756-760, 410-411)

Oxfordshire collections, early 19th cent.
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 72

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fol. 1-142) transcript of terrier of lands in Oxfordshire temp. Eliz., with nature of tenure and names of owners, with index (BL, Ayscough 4700)
  • (fol. 143-84) account of Hundreds, towns and villages in Oxfordshire with names of Lords of Manors, Patrons and Incumbents etc. temp. Chas. I, with index of names (BL, Harl. MS. 843)
  • (fol. 185-260) translation of T. Cole's extracts from Lincoln Diocesan Registers, including those relating to the Archdeaconry of Oxfordshire
  • (fol. 261-4) short account of a tour in Oxfordshire in 1710 by inhabitants of Hoyland, Lincolnshire (BL, Lansd. MS. 688)
  • (fol. 264-70) substance of Chantry roll no. 38, Augmentation Office, describing endowments and obligations of Oxfordshire chantries
  • (fol. 271-3) extracts from Oxford Episcopal. register, vol. 1
  • (fol. 274-86) extracts from registers of archbishops Parker, Grindal, Whitgift, Bancroft and Abbot relating to institutions during vacancies of the see of Oxford
  • (fol. 288-317) extracts from episcopal registers and other sources relating to institutions to livings in Oxfordshire
  • (fol. 319-28) extracts from Cole's MSS and Bacon's Liber Regis etc., relating to churches and chapels in the Oxfordshire Deaneries of the diocese of Oxford, with names of saints to whom they are dedicated, patrons, and number of bells
  • (fol. 329-53) list of parishes with names of incumbents and patrons extracted from the Ecclesiastical Directory, 1829

Oxfordshire collections, early 19th cent.
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 73

Scope and Content:
  • (fol. 1-13) extracts from Palgrave's Parliamentary Writs
  • (fol. 14-42) Oxfordshire Inquisitions Post Mortem 1 Hen. V - 2 Ric. III
  • (fol. 43-53) extracts relating to Oxfordshire from Foxe's Book of Martyrs
  • (fol. 54-68) extracts from Chancery proceedings temp. Eliz.
  • (fol. 69-121) substance of Fee Farm Roll in the Augmentation Office, with index
  • (fol. 122-264) letters from John Bull Gardiner containing extracts from wills in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. No index.

Annals of the county, 1603-1799, extracted from diaries, pamphlets in the British Museum, Oxford newspapers and traditional anecdotes, by William Upcott and Dunkin.
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 74

B   Extracts from Oxford newspapers, 1800-34

Shelfmarks: Dep. d. 75-7


Extracts from Oxford newspapers, 1800-30, with index of places, persons and subjects
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 75

Scope and Content:

Includes lists of game-keepers.


Extracts from Oxford newspapers, 1830-1, with index of places, persons and subjects
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 76

Extracts from Oxford newspapers, 1832-4, with index of places persons and subjects
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 77

C   History and antiquities of Oxfordshire hundreds

Shelfmarks: Dep. d. 78-82


Hundreds of Bampton, Banbury, Binfield and Bloxham, with index of places
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 78

Hundreds of Bullingdon, Chadlington, Dorchester and Ewelme, with index of places
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 79

Hundreds of Langtree, Lewknor, Pirton, Ploughley, and Thame, with index of places
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 80

Hundreds of Wootton and Liberty, City and University of Oxford, with index of places
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 81

Miscellaneous notes arranged by hundreds and parishes, with index of places
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 82

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