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Towneley, Christopher (1604-1674), antiquary

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Surname: Towneley
Forenames: Christopher
Gender: Male
Date: 1604-1674
Biography: ODNB link for Towneley, Christopher (1604-1674) Antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P138452 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P28627 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
antiquarian and heraldic notes
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1660-69: notes and letters to Nathaniel Johnston
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 18985 Johnston
3
historical transcripts
Wigan Archives and Local Studies
See Journal of Soc of Archivists Vol 3 1969 pp577-78
4
part of antiquarian collection
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 17338 Dr Farrer
5
transcripts made by him from various sources, many of a genealogical nature
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
6
commonplace book, recipes, astronomical MSS, material for proposed History of Lancashire and catalogue of books
Chetham's Library
NRA 17002 Chetham's L

See Handlist of MSS
7
c1670: genealogical and heraldic papers
Lancashire Archives
NRA 103
8
genealogical papers rel to the Plumpton family
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 19413 Chambers
9
misc antiquarian papers
Lancashire Archives
NRA 1302 Towneley
10
corresp
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

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