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Collection Level Description: Collections Compiled by S.J. Madge

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 187-209
Title: Collections Compiled by S.J. Madge
Dates of Creation: 1922-8
Extent: 23 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sidney Joseph Madge (1874-1961) was an antiquary and topographer. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Collections relating to crown lands in England and Wales, compiled by S.J. Madge in preparation for a thesis on 'the legislation, surveys and sales of the royal estates during the Commonwealth', presented for the degree of D.Sc. (Econ.), London, 1929.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were given to the Library by the compiler in 1941.

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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. 40142-64.

Publication Note

Much of the material is incorporated in The Domesday of crown lands (London, 1938).

Access Points

Crown lands | England

Crown lands | Wales

Madge | Sidney Joseph | 1874-1961 | Antiquary and Topographer

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