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Cornwall

Reference code
MSS/0234
Title
Cornwall
Date
18th century
Level of description
File
Scope and content
Collected first half 18th century but including earlier material. Contents lists, fols. iii, 9.

MS contents:-

(1) Pedigree of Oneby (from College of Arms MS K2) and pedigree by John Anstis, Garter, of the Chichele and Anstis families. fols. 7v-8, 39-40;-

(2) Extracts from Dr Plot's collections on natural history. fols. 59-62;-

(3) Extracts from Leland's Itinerary. fols. 68-95;-

(4) Calendar of prisoners in Launceston Gaol, 1720-1. fol. 97;-

(5) Miscellaneous notes conc. the Arundel family, etc. fol. 98;-

(6) Warburton's proposals relating to his mines called the 'Silver Mines of Penrose'. fol. 99;-

(7) Blazons of Cornish arms ('out of Tilston's Cornish arms'). fols. 100-1v. Printed material:-

(8) Excerpts from Camden's Britannia (1695), with Robert Morden's map. fols. 1-7 (MS notes on Camden), 11-16v;-

(9) Excerpt from (G. Bickham), A Description of ... counties in South Britain (London, 1744). fols. 17-21;-

(10) Richard Blome, A Mapp of Cornwal, with excerpts from his Britannia (1673), and Nobility and Gentry. fols. 22v-7v, 65r, v;-

(11) Excerpt from Fuller's Worthies (1662). fols. 28-38v;-

(12) Several Objections against Whitesand-Bay's being made a Harbour, Answered. fol. 41;-

(13) Excerpts from Drayton's Poly-olbion (1613), with signature of John Selden (fol. 45v). fols. 42-57;-

(14) Cornish sections of itinerary maps by John Ogilby. fols. 58, 63, 66;-

(15) Engraving of a coin in the collection of Edward Brent. fol. 67;-

(16) Engraved map of Helston Lake and of the Penrose and Trelevan mines, with a dredging engine, inscribed by John Warburton to Edward Penrose. fol. 96
Creator
Warburton, John (1682-1759), herald and antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/234