Historical and topographical collections for Shropshire, c. 1810-1888

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Introduction
A   Collections of William Hardwick of Bridgnorth, mainly written on the back of printed sale notices, 1805-31, together with a few original documents 1810-1840
B   Miscellaneous 1888


Historical and topographical collections for Shropshire

1810-1888

Abstract:
Historical and topographical collections for Shropshire mainly compiled by William Hardwick.

Extent: 1.2 Linear metres, 8 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Salop. b. 1-8

Biographical History

Collections relating to Shrophsire compiled by William Hardwick of Bridgnorth.

Scope and Content

Historical and topographical collections for Shropshire.

Acquisition

MSS. Top. Salop. b. 1-6 bought by 'G. D. R. ', Sotheby's, 2 May 1877, lots 32, 54, 79, 89; all owned by A. T. Butler, Windsor Herald, from whom Sir Anthony Wagner acquired them, 1946; bought, 1979.

Origination

Morris | George | fl 1810-40

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford Bodleian Library, MSS. Top. Salop. b. 1-8

Subject(s)

Genealogy -- Shropshire -- England
Shropshire -- History
Shropshire -- Topography

A   Collections of William Hardwick of Bridgnorth, mainly written on the back of printed sale notices, 1805-31, together with a few original documents 1810-1840

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Salop. b. 1-6


'I', Worfield and its townships
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 912 pages

Scope and Content

(pp. ix-xxxiv) is a copy of the sale catalogue of Hardwick's collections, marked up with purchases of 'G. D. R. ', 1877.

Also includes:

'II', various parishes and hamlets
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 764 pages

Scope and Content

(pp. 41-4) is a probate copy of the will of John Slater of Allscott, 1726.

Also includes:

'III', various parishes and hamlets
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 3
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 838 pages

Scope and Content

Includes:

'IV', various parishes
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 4
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 788 pages

Scope and Content

Includes:

'V', Bridgnorth
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 5
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 812 pages

'VI'
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 6
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 978 pages

Scope and Content

Comprises:

B   Miscellaneous 1888

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Salop. b. 7-8


Indexes to Shropshire pedigrees
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 7
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 18 leaves

Scope and Content

Compiled by:

List of Shropshire pedigrees in Joseph Morris' manuscripts in the possession of Shrewsbury Town Clerk'
Date: 1888
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Salop. b. 8
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 24 leaves


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