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Collection Level Description: Historical and Topographical Collections for Shropshire

Reference: MSS. Top. Salop. b. 1-8
Title: Historical and Topographical Collections for Shropshire
Dates of Creation: [c. 1810-40]
Extent: 8 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: William Hardwick, George Morris

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Hardwick of Bridgnorth and George Morris.

Scope and Content

Historical and topographical collections for Shropshire, including: collections of William Hardwick, mainly written on the back of printed sale notices; and indexes to Shropshire pedigrees compiled by William Hardwick and George Morris.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

MSS. Top. Salop. b. 1-6 were bought by 'G.D.R.', Sotheby's, 2 May 1877. The collection was owned by A.T. Butler, Windsor Herald, from whom Sir Anthony Wagner acquired them in 1946.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought by the Library in 1979.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Genealogy | England | Shropshire

Hardwick | William | fl 1810-40 | of Bridgnorth

Morris | George | fl 1830-70

Shropshire (England) | History

Shropshire (England) | Topography

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