John Dunkin's Collections for Oxfordshire

Scope and Content

Dunkin's collections consist of extracts from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Dunkin (1782-1846) was a topographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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 papers were deposited in the Library in 1954.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Custodial History

The papers were presented to Guildhall Library, London, by Ellen Elizabeth Dunkin, daughter of John Dunkin, in 1886.