Typescript copies of parish registers and of bishops's transcripts of registers made by W.H. Challen between about 1929 and 1958. The copies relate mainly to parishes in London and Sussex, with smaller collections for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Worcestershire, and single items for Kent, Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire.
W.H. Challen Transcripts
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Top. Bucks. d. 7-8; Eccles. d. 7; London d. 4-15, d. 17-21; Notts. d. 1; Oxon. d. 288-90, d. 299; Surrey d. 5-6; Sussex d. 3-26; Wilts. d. 4, fols. 1-9; Worcs. d. 1-4
- Dates of Creation1929-58
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description56 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Harold Challen (fl 1929-1958) was a local historian.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The copies were given to the Library by W.H. Challen, 1928-58.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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