Papers of James Parsons, farmer at Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Scope and Content

Papers of James Parsons, farmer at Woodstock, comprising:

  • correspondence and accounts relating to the sale of the farming stock and effects of James Parsons, 1818-34
  • printed catalogue of the sale by R. Howland of Parson's farming stock at Waterstock and Shabbington, annotated with prices fetched
  • statement of account of Parson's estate with T. Mallam, 1832-5.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Parsons (fl 19th century) was a farmer at Woodstock in Oxfordshire.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1953.


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. 55059-61.