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Borlase, William (1696-1772), rector of Ludgvan, antiquary and naturalist

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Surname: Borlase
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1696-1772
Biography: ODNB link for Borlase, William (1696-1772), rector of Ludgvan, antiquary and naturalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P154086 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P2991 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Borlase
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1740: parochial memoranda rel to Cornwall
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
2
c1750-58: original MS of Natural History of Cornwall
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
3
1764: Discourse on the Poor
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
4
1771: treatise on Creation
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
5
1748: topographical sketches, church monuments, epitaphs, etc
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 31736 Exeter City L

See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
6
1752: journal of tour to Scilly Isles; description of Ludgvan, etc
Morrab Library
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
7
c1735-72: papers
Royal Institution of Cornwall
NRA 38757 Royal

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
8
1752-1768: corresp (54 items)
Royal Institution of Cornwall
9
1748-53: memoranda on the Cornish tongue (1 vol); 1755-62: addenda to his Antiquities and Natural History of Cornwall
Archives and Cornish Studies Service
NRA 2651

See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
10
corresp
Morrab Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
11
1748-67: corresp with EM da Costa
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1752-64: corresp with John Ellis
Linnean Society of London
NRA 9516
13
1748-68: letters to Charles Lyttelton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1761-70: letters to Thomas Pennant
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 23685

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