Catalogue of diaries of Joseph Gwilt, 1844-60, and miscellaneous collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt, 1828-35

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2002

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A    Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, 1844-60
B    Miscellaneous genealogical and heraldic collections of Charles Perkins Gwilt, 1828-35


Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, 1844-60, and miscellaneous collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt, 1828-35

Abstract:
Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, architect and archaeologist, 1844-60, and miscellaneous genealogical and heraldic collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt, antiquarian writer, 1828-35.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Don. e. 144-54

Extent: 11 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Joseph Gwilt (1784-1863) was an architect and archaeologist. His son, Charles Perkins Gwilt (d. 1835) was an antiquarian writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Joseph Gwilt's diaries contain accounts of regular visits to Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1844-60, with architectural and topographical sketches, and a few letters, bills and other ephemera. Each is indexed. Charles Perkins Gwilt's papers comprise miscellaneous genealogical and heraldic collections, 1828-35. Each volume in both groups is indexed.

Acquisition

Bought, B. Weinreb Ltd., through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1984.

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Gwilt | Charles Perkins | d 1835 | antiquarian writer
Gwilt | Joseph | 1784-1863 | architect and archaeologist

Place names (NCA Rules)

Henley-on-Thames | Oxfordshire

Subjects (LCSH)

Diaries
Genealogy
Great Britain -- Topography
Heraldry

A   Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, 1844-60

Shelfmarks: MSS. Don. e. 144-50


1844-6
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 144
Extent: 240 leaves

1846-7
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 145
Extent: iv + 244 leaves

1847-8
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 146
Extent: vii + 240 leaves

1848-50
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 147
Extent: ii + 315 leaves

1850-2
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 148
Extent: ii + 306 leaves

1852-6
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 149
Extent: ii + 320 leaves

1856-60
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 150
Extent: iv + 312 leaves, 277-94 blank

B   Miscellaneous genealogical and heraldic collections of Charles Perkins Gwilt, 1828-35


1828-9
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 151
Extent: v + 157 leaves, 25-34, 66-74, 117-35 blank

1830-1
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 152
Extent: ii + 140 leaves

1831-3
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 153
Extent: iv + 167 leaves

1833-5
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 154
Extent: iii + 190 leaves, 64-121, 141-79 blank

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