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Anstis, John (1669-1744), herald, antiquary and MP

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Biography: ODNB link for Anstis, John (1669-1744) Herald Antiquary MP
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P157206 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P677 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
historical, legal and antiquarian collections and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
2
heraldic, genealogical and historical corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
3
notes rel to legal history
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
corresp and papers rel to Order of the Garter
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
5
'Officers of Arms' (3 vols) by Anstis 'Heralds' (9 vols) brought together by Sir Edward Walker (d 1677) and added to by Anstis
College of Arms
See Wagner, Records and Collections of College of Arms, 1952, pp39-40
6
1720-29: papers rel to All Souls College
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 11106
7
historical and genealogical collections
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
8
author's MS of his History of Launceston
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
See MSS in Library of Hunterian Museum p254, see also website
9
c1730: historical collections rel to Oxford degrees
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
10
papers rel to Court of Chivalry
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
11
topographical papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
12
18th cent: transcript by him of Sir William Pole's survey of Devon
Devon Heritage Centre
NRA 31736 Exeter City L
13
misc collected papers and MSS
Cardiff Central Library
NRA 42735 Cardiff Library

See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
14
collected MSS with his annotations
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
15
heraldic and antiquarian memorada, 1 vol
See information in published source
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
16
c1745: misc corresp and notes of monumental inscriptions
Devon Heritage Centre
NRA 16965 Buller
17
1735-36: letters to Thomas Carte
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
18
1712-32: letters to Thomas Hearne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
19
1700-29: letters (32) to Edward Lhuyd
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
20
1726-43: letters to Richard Rawlinson
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
21
1713-22: letters to Hans Sloane etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1744: corresp rel to pedigree of 6th Duke of Somerset
Collection held privately: enquiries to Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 30725 Brudenell-Bruce

See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003