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Collection Level Description: Papers of J.F. Williams concerning Whitchurch Parochial Library

Reference: MSS. Top. Hants. c. 6, e. 11
Title: Papers of J.F. Williams concerning Whitchurch Parochial Library
Dates of Creation: [c. 1904-15]
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: John Foster Williams

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Foster Williams (fl. 1904-15) was vicar of Ashmansworth in Hampshire.

Scope and Content

Papers of J.F. Williams concerning Whitchurch parochial library including notes and correspondence on the books in the library, and a notebook containing extracts from an account book of Richard Ayliff, 1664-7, once in a Whitchurch library.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by N.R. Ker.

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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. II, nos. 54308-9.

Access Points


Williams | John Foster | fl 1904-15

Whitchurch parochial library

Whitchurch (Hampshire, England)

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