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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Tomkins Family of Abingdon

Reference: MSS. Top. Berks. c. 59, d. 42-3, e. 26-7
Title: Papers of the Tomkins Family of Abingdon
Dates of Creation: 1693-1862
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Tomkins family of Abingdon, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire).

Scope and Content

Papers of the Tomkins family, including accounts, papers relating to wills, and a volume of extracts relating to the history of Abingdon, general history and current affairs.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at Sotheby's in 1981.

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Access Points

Tomkins | family | Abingdon

Abingdon (England) | History

Berkshire (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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