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Charles Mason: Journals

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7762

Scope and Contents

The journals, which are not bound in chronological order, contain entries and numerous sketches on geological, archaeological and antiquarian themes. The volume contains: Engraved portrait of Mason, by I. Bretherton. [1] Observations. Yorkshire. 1749 [2] Observations 1737. Whitby, Richmond, Fountains [3] Natwich, Wroxeter, Bangor ... Llanvyllin. 1758, 1760 [4] Mostly arches and arcades in Ickleton and Stewkley churches [5] Notes in a journy thro Worcester and South Wales. 1742 [6] Staffordshire, Buxton. 1732 [7] Sussex iron mines. Some account of them from Mr Fuller [8] Holywell, Denbigh ... Caernarvon etc. [9] Kent. 1740 [10] The West. Cornwal[l]. 1739 [11] Miscellanea, including pedigree of Burnel of Acton Burnel collected by Godolphin Edwards


  • Creation: 1732-1760


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Sedgwick Museum of Geology, 1968

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