Collections of Sir George Whitehead, 2nd Bart., for the history of Wilmington, Kent

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collections of Sir George Whitehead, 2nd Bart., for the history of Wilmington, Kent. These include typescript copies of monumental inscriptions in St. Michael's church, with notes by Whitehead; notes on the manor; and manuscript copies of the monumental inscriptions.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir George Hugh Whitehead (1861-1931) was an antiquary, see Who Was Who for details.

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

Given to the Library by Sir George Whitehead, 1929, and by Lady Whitehead, 1935.

Note

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. 54395-7.

Geographical Names