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Westminster Abbey. Copies of calendar entries for deeds

Reference code
WEA
Title
Westminster Abbey. Copies of calendar entries for deeds
Date
c.1924-25
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper; fols.1-350 (lacks 218-95), and separate sections. Foolscap. One red box.
Scope and content
Typescript copies of calendar entries for deeds in the muniments of Westminster Abbey by Dr Edward John Long Scott (d. 1918), Keeper of Muniments, selected and revised by Canon Herbert Francis Westlake, FSA (d. 1925), Custodian of Westminster Abbey; c. 1924-5. Intended for publication as the first volume of Documents at Westminster Abbey. The MS introduction by Canon Westlake indicates the scope of the proposed publication. The surviving sections relate to Middlx., Berks., Lincs., Warws., and Yorks., and miscellaneous. Indexes (incomplete) of names and places. See A.J., 6 (1926), 194 (obituary of Canon Westlake); Who Was Who 1916-1928.
Creator
Westlake, Herbert Francis (1879-1925), Anglican clergyman
Scott, Edward John Long (1840-1918), Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum and antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/1001
Archival history
Owned by Philip Murray Allan, FSA, and presented by him in 1968 (see correspondence).