Notes and Collections of Rev. J.C. Blomfield

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 249, c. 477-8, c. 481, c. 518, d. 458-9
  • Dates of Creation
      19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      7 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Notes and collections made by the J.C. Blomfield for his printed History of the Deanery of Bicester (1882-94).

Administrative / Biographical History

James Charles Blomfield (1821-1895) was Rector of Launton and an antiquary.

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 1953.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Custodial History

With the exception of MS. Top. Oxon. c. 518, the collection was formerly owned by Rev. E.R. Massey and G.J. Dew.


See Scope and Content.