Transcription of Domesday Survey of Bedfordshire by Rev. Thomas Orlebar Marsh

Scope and Content

A transcript, tabulation and translation of the Domesday Survey of Bedfordshire, with some parish notes occasionally added, stated to be by the Rev. Thomas Orlebar Marsh.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Orlebar Marsh (1749-1831) of Felmersham House, Bedfordshire, was a vicar, antiquary and naturalist.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought by the Library at Lord Brabourne's sale in 1891.


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

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31132-5.

Custodial History

The papers were bought at the (Leonard Lawrie) Harley sale, 3 May 1886, by Lord Brabourne.

Geographical Names