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Collection Level Description: H.A. Napier's autograph manuscript of Historical notices of the parishes of Swyncombe and Ewelme in the county of Oxford

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 479-81
Title: H.A. Napier's autograph manuscript of Historical notices of the parishes of Swyncombe and Ewelme in the county of Oxford
Dates of Creation: [c. 1855]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: H.A. Napier

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Henry Alfred Napier (d. 1871), Rector of Swyncombe, was an antiquary.

Scope and Content

The Hon. and Rev. H.A. Napier's autograph manuscript of Historical notices of the parishes of Swyncombe and Ewelme in the county of Oxford (Oxford, 1958). It is the copy sent to press, and includes eight illustrations of Swyncombe church which were not included in the published volume.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, 1959.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Access Points

Napier | Henry Alfred | d 1871 | Rector of Swyncombe, antiquary

Ewelme (Oxfordshire, England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Swyncombe (England)


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