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Collection Level Description: Verse by Egerton Leigh

Reference: MSS. Top. Cheshire c. 11-14
Title: Verse by Egerton Leigh
Dates of Creation: 1867-9
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Egerton Leigh (1815-76) was a poet and writer on dialect. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Verse by Egerton Leigh, mainly relating to Cheshire.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The verse was bought from Alfred Halewood of Preston in 1918.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 53862-5.

Access Points


Leigh | Egerton | 1815-1876 | Author

Cheshire (England)

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