Papers of the Dandridge Family of Rousham, Oxfordshire

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 737-8, e. 671-2; Eng. th. d. 60-1, e. 167
  • Dates of Creation
      18th-19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      7 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of the Dandridge family, consisting of:  

  • Journal of Edward Dandridge on a voyage from England to India, June 1781-May 1782, copied by Edward Dandridge for his father, 1783
  • Sermons by J.S. Dandridge, rector of Rousham, 1804-41
  • Notes on John Hey, Lectures in divinity (4 vols., Cambridge, 1796), ca. 1800. Owned by George Dandridge, rector of Rousham, 1841-58
  • Exercise books of Charles Dandridge, son of J.S. Dandridge, on mathematics, 1817
  • Exercise books containing a 'Chapter on prayer', probably in the hand of Catherine Dandridge, late 19th century

Administrative / Biographical History

The Dandridge family of Rousham, Oxfordshire, included Edward Dandridge, John Strange Dandridge (d 1841), rector of Rousham, George Dandridge (d 1858), rector of Rousham, Charles Dandridge, son of John Strange Dandridge, and Catherine Dandridge.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1973.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45536-42.