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Oldys, William, (1696-1761), Herald and Antiquary

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Surname: Oldys
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1696-1761
Biography: ODNB link for Oldys, William (1696-1761) Herald and Antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P159553 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P21618 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Oldys
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
notes on trees, birds and on Langbaine's English Dramatic Poets
British Library, Manuscript Collections
MS of London libraries
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
See MSS in Hunterian Library
c1718: commonplace books
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1729: essay on epistolary writings with respect to the Grand Collection of Thomas, Earl of Strafford (ms copy)
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
c1746: annotations to a MS copy of Edward Bolton's petition to James I for a Royal Academy
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
several printed works with his copious MS notes and additions
British Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
See RC Alston, Books with manuscript, passim
notes on Tanner's Notitia monastica
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services