Notes on Buckinghamshire

Scope and Content

MS.Add.4159: Extracts and notes, mainly from Steven's continuation of Dugdale's Monasticon, relating to Buckinghamshire, in Latin and English, c. 1817, 30 folios. On two flyleaves at the beginning is a list of contents in the hand of John Lee, who has also added on fo. 30v 'No. 123 of Whitmore&Fenns Catalogue for 1827 J. Lee'. Inside the front cover: 'J. Lee, Doctors Commons, 1827', Lee's bookplate, and 'Saml. Sandars, Grove Place, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks.&7 De Vere Gardens, London, W. 1889'.

MS.Add.4160: Extracts from Buckinghamshire private Acts of Parliament respecting inclosures, with charities and principal proprietors of lands in the county, c. 1819, 21 folios. Inside the front cover: 'J. Lee, Doctors Commons, 1827', and Lee's bookplate.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.


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

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Custodial History

The volumes were owned by John Fiott Lee of Hartwell (1783-1866), collector of antiquities and man of science.

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