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Parish histories. Church notes and drawings by James Theobald

Reference code
MSS/0115
Title
Parish histories. Church notes and drawings by James Theobald
Date
1755-1758
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper; ff. ii + 82. Cloth, brown (1987), formerly reversed leather.
Scope and content
Histories of eighteen parishes by James Theobald, Sec. SA 1727, VPSA 1750 (d. 1759); compiled 1755-8. With pen and wash drawings of churches, tombs, etc., and coloured coats of arms. Contents:- Hambledon, Bucks., fols. 1-6v; Nunney, Som., fols. 8-12v; Brimpton, Som., fols. 14-17v; Widcombe, Som., fols. 19-21v; Earl Stoke, Wilts., fols. 23-6v; Stourton, Wilts., fols. 27-30; Stapleton, Glos., fols. 31-3; Silchester, Hants., fols. 35-8; Great Missenden, Bucks., fols. 39-40v; Winslow, Bucks., fols. 43-4v; Bathampton, Som., fol. 47r, v; Battersea, Surr., fols. 50-3; Hitcham, Berks., fols. 53v-5v; Sittingbourne, Kent, fols. 57-8; St John's, Margate, Kent, fols. 61-8v; Llanvetherine, Monm., fols. 70-3; Bideford, Devon, fols. 74-7; Hexham, Northumb., fols. 78-80. Includes an account of pictures at Stourhead, fol. 29. Epitaphs, fol. 81. Contents list, fol. ii.
Creator
Theobald, James (d 1759), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/115
MS 115