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Wakeman Collection

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Wakeman Collection
late 12th century-1886
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Collection relating mainly to Monmouthshire, including transcripts from public and private records, historical notes, pedigrees, correspondence and some original charters and other documents, compiled by the Monmouthshire antiquary, Thomas Wakeman (c. 1788-1868), with some additions by Octavius Morgan, FSA (1803-88); late 12th century-1886. Latin, English and Welsh. See the obituary of Wakeman, JBAA, 25 (1869), 315. For further details of the collection see the typescript, by W. John Collett, Borough Librarian, Newport, and excerpt from the Proc. of the Monm. and Caerleon Ant. Assoc. (1893), 7-9, kept with the collection. Several volumes by Thomas Wakeman and Octavius Morgan, relating to the present collection, were published by the Association.
Wakeman, Thomas (1788-1868), Monmouthshire antiquary
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Archival history
The collection passed to Octavius Morgan and was presented to SA by his nephew, Henry Salusbury Milman, Director SA, 16 Apr.1891. Proc., 2nd ser., 13 (1889-91), 300.