GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleSermons by John Matthews, c. 1692-1724
Creation Dateca. 1692 - 1724
Contents NoteEighteen sermons by John Matthews, vicar of Tewkesbury, preached between 1692 and 1724. ‘Opera MS.S. Johan. Matthews A.M. vic Tewksbury. of Oriel Coll’ is written on the inside front cover of this volume. There is a contents page in the same hand, listing the first fifteen sermons only.
Material FeaturesThis volume is unfoliated and unpaginated.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Matthews, Johnmanuscript owner - Shipley, Charles
ProvenanceThe Tewkesbury Vicars' Papers (40 vols; c. 1680-1770) are the papers of four successive vicars of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. The volumes comprise sermons, commonplace books, miscellaneous religious writings, and essays. This is the fifth volume of the Tewkesbury Vicars' Papers, written in a large, clear hand throughout. The Tewkesbury Vicars' Papers descended to the Rev. Charles Lewis Shipley (St Catharine’s, Cambridge, M.A. 1781), who was headmaster of Bromsgrove School in Worcestershire (1788-1799). Irvine Gray states that Shipley was a nephew of Henry Jones, Jr., vicar of Tewkesbury in 1754-1769, and that Shipley had the manuscripts bound and numbered on the spine with small printed labels (Gray, p. 155).
Source of DataHannah Yip; UCL Special Collections Catalogue; Irvine Gray, ‘Records of four Tewkesbury Vicars, c. 1685-1769’, Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 102 (1984), pp. 155-172
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Sermon Reports Contained
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URLNotes entry for Tewkesbury Vicars' Papers (40 vols).
GEMMS record createdMarch 30, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJuly 22, 2022