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Narative of Thorney Abby

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7465

Scope and Contents

'A narrative of Thorney Abbey from its first foundation as a religious house to the present time, including some remarks on the monasteries situated in its immediate neighbourhood and also on the adjacent county, with historical notes and references', 274 pages. There are a number of inserted maps and diagrams, including a map of the Thorney lordship at the beginning of the volume.


  • Creation: 1819 (circa)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by R.S. Archbould Esq., 31st July 1954

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds a longer version of the narrative, MS.Add.8126, written in the same hand as this manuscript.

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