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Monumental brasses. Notebooks of the Rev. J F Williams

Reference code
Monumental brasses. Notebooks of the Rev. J F Williams
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; ff. vi + 70 + 3; xv + 120 + unnumbered. Two volumes. Quarto. Brown leather spine, with brown pasteboard; cloth, red. Signatures of John Foster Williams, FSA, on flyleaves.
Scope and content
Two notebooks of the Rev. John Foster Williams, FSA, containing ink drawings of monumental brasses and tomb slabs, with notes of inscriptions, and other drawings (e.g. tiles at Carew, Pembs.), plans of York Minster and Ely Cathedral showing location of tomb slabs, etc.; commenced 1897 (Vol. I)-1958 (Vol. II, fol. 57). As follows:- Vol. I. 'Various Antiquarian Sketches'. Drawings numbered 1-186. Mostly relating to Yorks., Cambs., Norfolk, Hackney, S. Wales. At the end three leaves of drawings relating to Norfolk churches, 1920;- Vol. II. Drawings numbered 1-383 and unnumbered. Mostly relating to S. Wales, Yorks., Norfolk. Many loose insertions, including letters. Indexes to both volumes, fols. iii-xv.
Williams, John Foster (1878-1971), rector of South Walsham, antiquary and archivist
Previous reference number(s)
MS 836
Archival history
Presented by the compiler through Arthur Lumsden Bedingfeld, FSA, 1969 (letter, 19 Nov.1969, Vol.I, fol.v). A.J., 51 (1971), 362.