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Collection Level Description: Mark Noble Papers

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 30, c. 135, d. 146-73, e. 156-65; Eng. th. d. 30; Num. e. 17; Top. Kent d. 2; Top. Suffolk d. 16
Title: Mark Noble Papers
Dates of Creation: 1773-1830
Extent: 44 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Mark Noble (1754-1827) was a biographer, genealogist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, catalogues and antiquarian works of Mark Noble, with some papers of his daughter, Martha C. Syms. Consisting of:

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were owned by members of the Cresswell and Farmer families, descendants of Mark Noble.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1927.

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. I, nos. 42065-108.

Related Units of Description

See also Notes by Mark Noble.

Access Points




Hylton | John Scott | d 1793 | of Halesowen, Worcestershire

Noble | Mark | 1754-1827 | Biographer, Genealogist, and Antiquary

Syms | Martha Carless | fl. 1801-1816

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