Gazetteer of England and Wales

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MS gazetteer of places in England and Wales, in an early 19th century hand, with later loose and bound additions. It includes historical and architectural notes on churches and castles, and detailed accounts of battles. The writer of the main gazetteer seems to have re-used an envelope addressed to 'Miss Maxwell...Harley Street' (1830), and there are notes in another hand on a letter to the Countess of Buchan (1857). c.360pp.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1996.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.