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Parochial collections relating to East Kent

Reference code
MSS/0920
Title
Parochial collections relating to East Kent
Date
1757 - 1775
Level of description
Series
Extent and format
ff. iii + 178; ii + index (ff. 12) + 77; ii + pp. 24 + 214; ii + 191 + index (ff. 12).

Four volumes. Quarto. Vellum, with later calf spines. Bookplates, 1919, of Sir Bryan G. Godfrey Faussett, KCVO (GCVO 1932), CMG, in each volume
Scope and content
Four volumes. Contents include notes on monuments and epitaphs in churches and churchyards, with transcripts of memorial inscriptions, biographical notes, coats of arms, mostly coloured, descriptions of churches and occasional notes on local antiquities. See B. Faussett, Inventorium Sepulchrale (1856), 204. Many of the monuments are described by Philip Parsons in The monuments and painted glass of.. the eastern part of Kent (1794). See also MSS/0723 which includes notes and sketches by Faussett and letters to him.
Creator
Godfrey-Faussett family, formerly of Heppington
Faussett, Bryan (1720-1776), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/920
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