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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Ostler Family

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 514-15, e. 661-2, f. 413; Eng. lett. d. 311-13
Title: Papers of the Ostler Family
Dates of Creation: 1808-1939
Extent: 8 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Ostler family consists of Edward Ostler, shopkeeper of Newport, Monmouthshire, and Penarth, Glamorgan, his half sister Mary, who married H.J. Stokes, mayor of Aberavon in 1893, and his step-mother Sarah Ostler, formerly Mrs John Welch of Bath. They were all Evangelicals and involved in voluntary church work.

Scope and Content

Papers of the Ostler family, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from J.R. Wrigley in 1971.

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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. 44122-9.

Access Points


Diaries | 19th century

Ostler | Edward | 1833-1912 | shopkeeper

Ostler | Elizabeth Statira | 1829-1904

Ostler | Sarah | d 1869

Stokes | Mary Lavinia | 1846-1923 | nee Ostler

Ostler | family | Newport

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