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St Dunstan in the West, London: Account of repairs

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4144

Scope and Contents

St Dunstan-in-the-West, London: account of repairs, 82 folios: (fo. 2v) list of commissioners for repairs of St Dunstan's-in-the-West, 1660; (fo. 3) minutes of general meetings, vestries and meetings of the committee for repairs, 7 April 1659 - 17 August 1662; (fo. 17) statement of account of sums received for and expended on repairs, 7 April 1659 - 17 August 1663; (fo. 29) statement of account of various workmen engaged on the repairs; (fo. 66) minutes of the meeting of the committee for repairs, 30 October 1660. On fo. 45 is the beginning of a scribbled receipt, erased. Inside the front cover are the bookplates of F.W. Cosens and Samuel Sandars. On fo. 1 is 'Saml Sandars M.A. Camb. J.P. Bucks. London&Chalfont 1890', and a cutting from the printed catalogue of F.W. Cosens' sale of 1890, in which the manuscript was lot 20. On fo. 82 is 'Ex. Jarvis' (19th century). Between fos 2 and 3 is inserted a leaf to which is pasted a printed portrait of Praise-God-Bar[e]bone (Sir Richard Browne).

The repairs to the parish church of St Dunstan-in-the-West, London, began in 1659, and involved the building of a new timber roof, and repairs and amendments to the steeple, battlements and walls about the church. The commission for the repairs included Sir Richard Browne, a vestryman.

Dates

  • 1659-1663

Creator

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 Volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars to the Library, 1894.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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