Collection Level Description: Descriptions of Coats of Arms Compiled by J.H. Sperling
Reference: MSS. Top. Essex d. 5-7, e. 46
Title: Descriptions of Coats of Arms Compiled by J.H. Sperling
Dates of Creation: 1856-8
Extent: 4 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
John Hanson Sperling (1825-94) was an Anglican clergyman and antiquary.
Scope and Content
Descriptions of coats of arms in Essex churches, with blazons of arms, compiled by J.H. Sperling. Each volume
has indexes of parishes and arms.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bequeathed to the Library by S.A. Warner in 1948.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54041-4.
Heraldry | England | Essex
Sperling | John Hanson | 1825-1894 | Anglican Clergyman and Antiquary
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