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Corder Collection. Notes, mostly on churches, of Henry Corder

Reference code
COR
Title
Corder Collection. Notes, mostly on churches, of Henry Corder
Date
c.1880-1938
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Eighteen volumes. Quarto. Half leather, brown. Bookplate of Henry Corder in COR/001.
Scope and content
Collections of Henry Corder (1855-1944), nurseryman, relating mostly to churches; compiled c. 1880-1938. Corder moved from Essex to Bridgwater, c. 1890. He was an active member of the Bridgwater Field Club and a Council member of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society (SANHS). Obituary in Bridgwater Mercury, 21 Nov.1944. He left a series of numbered bound volumes of notes, drawings, photographs, etc., relating to churches and other historic buildings. Contents lists of parishes in each volume.
Creator
Corder, Henry (1855-1944) Antiquary and Nurseryman
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/957
MS 957
Archival history
The eighteen volumes in this collection were deposited in SA by Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society (SANHS) in 1975; volumes 6, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, relating mainly to Somerset, were retained by SANHS; volumes 5,7, 20 are missing.
Related units of description
Volumes of church notes relating to Somerset were retained by the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society (SANHS); see archival history. Corder's Natural History Diaries, 1903-26 (4 vols.) are also in SANHS.
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