Verse by Egerton Leigh

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Verse by Egerton Leigh, mainly relating to Cheshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Egerton Leigh (1815-1876) was a poet and writer on dialect. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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).

Acquisition Information

The verse was bought from Alfred Halewood of Preston in 1918.

Note

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

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