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Oxenden Pedigrees

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6316

Scope and Contents

Transcripts from the papers of Henry Oxenden, 19th century, 95 folios. There are pedigrees and genealogical and other notes on the Oxendens and related families, and copies of deeds and wills, with numerous tracings of signatures and rubbings of seals pasted in. The following are inserted: (between pp. vi and vii) an engraved portrait of Henry Oxenden; (between pp. x and 1) an autograph note by Henry Oxenden of his lands in the manor of Barham (before 1643); (between pp. 20 and 21) an engraving of the arms of Sir Robert Booth of Salford, Lancashire; (between pp. 42 and 43) an autograph note by Henry Oxenden of genealogical information given him by 'Mr. Philpot the Herauld', and of his plantings of yew trees in 1648 and 1654. The volume has the bookplate of Robert Hovenden.


  • Creation: 800-1500

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1921.

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