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NameJohn Bagford
Livedb. ca. 1650-03-25 - d. 1716-05-05 (old)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - Notes of sermons by Edmund Calamy: Harley MS 1753
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Associated PlacesLondon -- Home
Source of DataODNB (Article: 1030); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 1030)
Other NoteThe exact date of birth of John Bagford is unknown. Born c. 1650/1651 in Fetter Lane, London, Bagford trained and worked as a shoemaker. From 1686, Bagford collected and traded books on behalf of other collectors, including Samuel Pepys and Sir Hans Sloane. John Bagford died in Islington on 5 May 1716, and was buried two days later at the Charterhouse. He is remembered today for his collection of ballads, which formed part of the Roxburghe Collection.
Attached URLs:
URLNotes entry for John Bagford (1650/51-1716). Griffiths, 'The Bagford Collection'.
GEMMS record createdJune 16, 2021
GEMMS record last editedJune 18, 2021