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Collection Level Description: Topographical Collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt

Reference: MSS. Top. Berks. c. 57-8, d. 38; Top. Oxon. c. 688-9, d. 795-803, e. 545-8
Title: Topographical Collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt
Dates of Creation: 1791-1840
Extent: 19 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Henry Hinton (1749-1816) was an ironmonger of Oxford. James Hunt (1795-1857) was a chemist of Oxford.

Scope and Content

Topographical collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt. The collection consists of:

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The collections were bought from James Hunt by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1819 and 1820.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were bought from Sir Anthony Wagner in 1979.

Access Conditions

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/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

See also Topographical Collections of Henry Hinton and James Hunt.

Rubbings of brasses in Berkshire churches made by Hinton and Hunt between 1803 and 1815 are MSS. Rubbings Phillipps-Robinson 587-861, 876-933. For a discussion of the rubbings, see Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society, vol. xii, part 1, no. XCII (1975), 90-100.

Publication Note

For a discussion of the papers see Oxoniensia xxxvii (1972), 215-20.

Access Points

Church buildings | England | Berkshire

Church buildings | England | Oxfordshire

Hinton | Henry | 1749-1816 | Oxfordshire Antiquary

Hunt | James | 1795-1857 | Oxfordshire Antiquary

University of Oxford

University of Oxford | Botanic Garden

Berkshire (England)

Great Britain | Topography

Oxford (England) | History

Oxfordshire (England)


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