Collection Level Description: Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355-6, e. 1520
Title: Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
Dates of Creation: late 18th-cent., 1810-16
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: John Loveday the elder, and Thomas Loveday
Language of Material: English
John Loveday the elder (1711-1789) was a philologist and antiquarian. Thomas Loveday (fl. 1810-16) was the son of John Loveday
the younger (d.1809).
Scope and Content
- a chronological list of world rulers, notables and remarkable events from the Creation to 1753, compiled by John Loveday the
elder, n.d. [late 18th century], with an index of names
- notes by Thomas Loveday on his father, John Loveday the younger (d. 1809), including an account of his death and funeral,
Bought at the sale of Bishop D.G. Loveday's Library, 26 November 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1986.
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Related Units of Description
See the Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday.
Loveday | John | 1711-1789 | philologist and antiquary
Loveday | John | 1742-1809 | scholar and antiquary
Loveday | Thomas | fl 1810-1816
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