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Report on the Harding Collection of Manuscripts, Records and Historical, Ecclesiastical, Heraldic
and Antiquarian Documents and Notes.

Trans. Devon Assoc. vol. 20 (1888), pp. 49-68.


J.R. Chanter

Prepared by Michael Steer

The report, read at the Association's 1888 Exeter meeting focuses on the remarkable, extensive and valuable collection of Lieutenant Colonel Harding of Upcott which he bequeathed to the North Devon Athenaeum and Free Library at Barnstaple. Most of the books and papers in the collection relate to Devonshire, a few to Cornwall (under Third Schedule, p. 66). The Harding Collection is a treasure trove for the antiquarian or the Family Historian. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.


Arundel, Lord 62
Bampton 63
Bastard 63
Bevil 62
Borlase 62
Bourchier 63
Brushfield, Dr 52
Buckland, Dr 62
Carew 60
Cary 58
Chanter, Rev J F 52, 65
Cleaveland, Dr 60
Coffyn, Mr 60
Courtenay 60, 63
Crabb, Mr 52
Cruwis 57
Davidson 62
Drake 63
Drake, T D 58
Dugdale 61
Evelyn 62
Farley 60
Ford 63
Flay, Mrs 58
Flay, Thomas 58
Furneaux 53
Gay 63
Grenvile 62
Grenville, Sir Bevil 64
Harding, Lieutenant Colonel 49-55, 57, 59-62, 64-5, 67-8
Harrington 53
Henry VIII 59
Hill, Miss 62
Hole 57
Hole, Rev Richard 63
Isacke, Richard 58
Jones, Rev J P 59
Jones, Pitman 62-3
Leland 62
Ley 63
Lindley 62
Marland 65
Martin 64
Monck 62
Montgomery 60
Murchison 62
Northumberland, Duke of 62
Oliver, Dr George 49, 51-2, 57-8, 61-3, 67-8
Phillips, Sir Thomas 62
Philpotts 60
Pole de la family 64
Pole, Sir William 50, 59-60
Pollard 52, 57
Pollexfen 63
Pomeroy 63
Prideaux, Mr 60
Radford 67
Raleigh 63
Risdon, Tristram 58
Savile, Edward Bourchier Esq 49
Scott 67
Sedgwick 62
Sherland 57
Spence 53
Squire, Scipio 58
Stone 52
Tucker 57
Tucker, C 67
Walcott, Mackenzie E C, BD 67
Walpole 62
Westcott 63
Wichehalse 57
Wrey 63