Collections Compiled by J.M. Gresley

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. b. 153-70
  • Dates of Creation
      19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      18 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Collections for the history of the Gresley family, compiled by J.M. Gresley, with many notes by his brother Charles.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Morewood Gresley (1816-1866).

Conditions Governing Access

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 given to the Library in 1924.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, 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. I, nos. 39544-61.


The papers were used by Falconer Madan for The Gresleys of Drakelowe (Oxford, 1899).