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Collection Level Description: Transcription of Domesday Survey of Bedfordshire by Rev. Thomas Orlebar Marsh

Reference: MSS. Top. Beds. d. 1-4
Title: Transcription of Domesday Survey of Bedfordshire by Rev. Thomas Orlebar Marsh
Dates of Creation: 1830
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Orlebar Marsh (1749-1831) of Felmersham House, Bedfordshire, was a vicar, antiquary and naturalist.

Scope and Content

A transcript, tabulation and translation of the Domesday Survey of Bedfordshire, with some parish notes occasionally added, stated to be by the Rev. Thomas Orlebar Marsh.

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Custodial History

The papers were bought at the (Leonard Lawrie) Harley sale, 3 May 1886, by Lord Brabourne.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought by the Library at Lord Brabourne's sale in 1891.

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Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31132-5.

Access Points

Domesday book

Marsh | Thomas Orlebar | 1749-1831 | Vicar, Antiquary, and Naturalist

Bedfordshire (England)

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