Miscellany of twenty-four original poems, attributed to William Tunstall

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 65
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1770
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (69 ff.), folio manuscript. Written in a single and regular hand. Finely bound in light brown leather on thick boards with decorated gilt tooling and the title 'ORIGINAL POEMS' embossed on the spine. On the inside front cover there is a bookplate on which the words 'EX LIBRIS ROBERT TUNSTILL' are printed.

Scope and Content

Contains 24 English poems relating to contemporary family and state events.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Tunstall was an eighteenth-century English poet who is sometimes referred to as 'W. T.'

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 4 February 1997.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq65

Custodial History

From the library of Robert Tunstill.

Family Names

Personal Names