Antiquarian Collections of H.F. Owen Evans

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. gen. a. 10, b. 57, c. 83, d. 50-2, e. 86, f. 37; Top. Glouc. a. 3(R)
  • Dates of Creation
      17th-20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      9 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Antiquarian collections of H.F. Owen Evans, consisting of:

  • Pedigree of the Hungerford family of Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, early 16th century
  • Genealogy of the Peyton family, 1615
  • Genealogy of the Berners family, 1616
  • Description by H.F. Owen Evans of his brass rubbings
  • Working notebook of Evans, 1946-65
  • Church notes by Evans, 1938-45
  • Miscellaneous papers, 17th-20th century

Administrative / Biographical History

H.F. Owen Evans (d 1966) was an antiquary.

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

The collection was bequeathed to the Library by Evans in 1966.


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. 54058-66.