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'Ms collections for the continuation of the history and antiquities of Warwickshire by Sir William Dugdale, knight, and Dr. Thomas, to the present year, 1830... by a sincere admirer'


Historical, topographical and genealogical notes on places in Warwickshire by Rev. Thomas Ward. The notes, which include drawings of coats of arms and monumental inscriptions, concern Alveston, Shustoke, Fillongley, Haseley, Forde Hall, Sheldon, Elmdon, Temple Grafton, Billesley, Snitterfield, Sherborne, Aston, Loxley, Tiddington, Abbots Salford, Salford Priors, Wootton Wawen, Honiley, Berkswell, Knowle, Budbrooke, Hatton, Packington, Temple Balsall, Rowington, Peston Bagot, Claverdon, Baddesley Clinton, Oxhill, Whatcote, Beaudesert, Tanworth, Whitacre, Nuneaton, Alcester, Hewell Grange, Gilson, Corley, Grendon, Weddington and Milcote. Also notes on Castle Rising, Norfolk, Newark Castle, Northamptonshire and Brougham Castle, Westmoreland. Also included are pen and wash drawings of Coughton Court, Wroxhall Abbey, Marston in Wolston, Henwood Hall, Berry Hall in Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Astley House, St Mary's Church, Warwick, Coleshill Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, Jury Street, Warwick, Weston-in-Arden Hall, Tamworth Castle, Snitterfield House, Little Kineton House, Four Oaks Hall, Kingsbury Manor House and Compton Wynyates. Also four printed notices, three concerning the Leigh Peerage Case, 1849, the other, issued by the Leamington Priors Association, concerning the killing of a sheep, 1831

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A similar compilation is in the British Library, ref: Add.Mss. 29264-5

Custodial History

Deposited in 1951 and accessioned on deposit date below