Wem, Shropshire

Scope and Content

Custom roll of the manor and borough of Wem; on the back is part of a survey of the county of Shropshire relating to the hundreds of North and South Bradford.

In the margin: '7th October, 1674. This roll was produced by Richard Jenkins, Gent., at the time of his exaction before us. Th[oma]s Baudene. Jo[hn] Holland.'

Former references: Phillipps no. 31844; Latin MS 241.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R23213. Purchased by the John Rylands Library at the Phillipps sale on 6 June 1910 (lot 733), through the London bookseller Bernard Quaritch, for £3 3s plus 10 per cent commission.