Papers of Thomas Symonds, vicar of Eynsham, and his family

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Don. b. 34-5, c. 158-66, d. 180-5, e. 136-43, f. 34; Top. Oxon. b. 275
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, Latin, and Modern Greek (1453-).
  • Physical Description
      27 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Thomas Symonds and his family, including papers relating to Eynsham.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Symonds (1773-1845) was vicar of Eynsham and an antiquary.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought with the aids of the Friends of the Bodleian, at various times, 1977-83.


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

Other Finding Aids

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