Descriptions of coats of arms in Essex churches, with blazons of arms, compiled by J.H. Sperling. Each volume has indexes of parishes and arms.
Descriptions of Coats of Arms Compiled by J.H. Sperling
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Top. Essex d. 5-7, e. 46
- Dates of Creation1856-8
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description4 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Hanson Sperling (1825-1894) was an Anglican clergyman and antiquary.
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Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
The collection was bequeathed to the Library by S.A. Warner in 1948.
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. II, nos. 54041-4.