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Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

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Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
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Miscellaneous papers mostly relating to Wiltshire and Gloucestershire:-

(1) Notes on Frankleigh House, Bradford on Avon, fol.2; genealogical notes and pedigrees relating to various families, including the collection of Mrs Aspinall (née Lowndes) of Folkestone, Goddard, Heytesbury, Hayter and Kemble, St Loe of Newton, Skrine, Howard, with letters from the Dowager Lady Suffolk to Canon Jackson, 1886-90, fols.3-11v, 12v-19; letter from Richard Jefferies to Canon Jackson, 20 July 1872, with press-cuttings relating to Jefferies, fols.11v-12;-

(2) 'Miscellanea Wiltoniensia', fols.19v-59, including an original engraved design by Richard Dadd for an engraving to be given to members of the Wiltshire Friendly Society, fol.19v; observations (eleven pages) by William Upcott, 1811, on Sir R.C.Hoare's Ancient Wiltshire, fol.20; letter relating to his work from John Britton, 1819, to Lt.-Col. Houlton, fol.20v; Wilts Reformatory School (report, 1863), mentioning a youth like Oliver Twist, fol.25; signatures (cuttings) including Henry Ludlow, regicide, John Penruddock, fol.41; printed maps including Bowen, Speed, Morden, Blome, Saxton (early coloured), Ogilby road map, and later maps, fols.42v-55 passim;-

(3) Gloucestershire, partly relating to Badminton:- Etching by J.Burden, 1809, of three ancient sepulchres found at Avening, fol.66v; The Irish Cabinet: or His Majesties Secret Papers ... (Jan.20 1645), fol.69; petition, signed by Lord Herbert of Raglan (3rd Marquess of Worcester, 1667; 1st Duke of Beaufort, 1682), relating to the sequestrated estates of his family, temp. Commonwealth, fol.69; petition of Margaret, Countess of Worcester, to the Commonwealth, fol.70; papers relating to the Duke of Beaufort's estates, c. 1700, and Case (appeal against a decree in Chancery, 1710), signed by M.Beaufort, fol.70; letter from George Scharf relating to pictures at Badminton, 1880, fol. 81;-

(4) 'Gloucestershire Miscellanea':- Press-cuttings and transcripts relating to Bristol, fols. 86-105; advertisement for Mr Castiglione's Dancing School, 1767, fol. 93; engravings of Beverstone Castle, and of Bristol, fols. 93v-5v, 96v; money bond, 4 Nov., 8 Eliz., fol. 97; A Vindication of Peaceable Robert Matthews (Bristol, 1781) by the Rev. John Casberd, DD (relating to the murder of Mrs Rushcombe), fol. 105.
Jackson, John Edward (1805-1891), Anglican clergyman, antiquary and librarian to Lord Bath
Upcott, William (1779-1845), antiquary and autograph collector
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