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Willis, Browne (1682-1760), antiquary and numismatist

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Surname: Willis
Forenames: Browne
Gender: Male
Date: 1682-1760
Biography: ODNB link for Willis, Browne (1682-1760) Antiquary and Numismatist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P128794 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P30737 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
antiquarian corresp, collections and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
2
copy of part of Leland's Itinerary and list of English and Welsh Sheriffs
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
3
notebook rel to Newport Hundreds
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
See Guide to the Papers of Bucks Historians
4
topographical and antiquarian notes and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
notes on see of St Asaph
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 26745 St Asaph diocese
6
notes on Hereford diocese
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 29979 Wynne
7
authorial copy of his History of the Mitred Parliamentary Abbies
British Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
See RC Alston, Books with Manuscript (1994)
8
1730: page proof copy of his Diocese of Lincoln with MS corrections and annotations
Society of Antiquaries of London
NRA 39085 Willson
9
corrected proofs of his Survey of Llandaff Cathedral
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
10
1758: survey of Bangor
Cardiff Central Library
NRA 42735 Cardiff Library
11
collections and papers rel to his Survey of Bangor Cathedral
Oxford University: Jesus College
See HO Coxe and KW Humphreys, Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Oxford Colleges (1972)
12
1729-37: letters to Dr John Bettesworth
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 4734 Ducie
13
1706-14: letters to Lord Cheyne
Huntington Library
NRA 24601 Egerton (Bridgwater)

See Guide 1982
14
1740-41: letters to Thomas Mytton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1716-23: letters to Adam Otley
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 27062 Ottley
16
1736-41: letters to Thomas Sherlock, bishop of Salisbury
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
See P Stewart, Guide to the records of the Bishop of Salisbury p18
17
1719-21: letters to John Strype
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
18
letters, mainly to Thomas Sympson junior and Thomas Sympson senior
Society of Antiquaries of London
NRA 27819
19
1727-60: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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