Collections by E.R. Wharton for a history of the Wharton family

Scope and Content

Collections by Edward Ross Wharton for a history of the Wharton family.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Ross Wharton (1844-1896), Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, was a philologer and genealogist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1922.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, 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. 55617-19.

Related Material

See also the Wharton Manuscripts (MSS. Wharton 1-15).


Edward Ross Wharton, The Whartons of Wharton Hall (London, 1898).

Family Names