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The history of the town of Ottery St. Mary

By Lord Coleridge

London: Hutchings & Crowsley (1897), pp. 31: illus, ports.

Index prepared by Michael Steer

The booklet resulted from a lecture delivered by the author at the Ottery St Mary Church Institute in September, 1897. The author asserts that at the request of his friends, he has in the book, provided a copy of the lecture exactly as he gave it. The lecture seems to have been for local consumption. The place-name 'Ottery St Mary' is first attested in the 1086 Domesday Book, where it appears as 'Otri' and 'Otrei'. 'Oteri Sancte Marie' is first mentioned in 1242. The town takes its name from the River Otter on which it stands, the river taking its name from the animal. The 'St Mary' element refers to the fact that the town belonged to the church of St Mary in Rouen in 1086, This rare and much sought-after book was produced digitally by Google from a copy in the University of California Library collection and can be downloaded from HathiTrust. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

Aikin, Mr 28
Barclay, Alexander 9-10
Bartlett, Mrs Elizabeth 27
Beedell, Mr 27
Bonville, Cecily 12
Bonville family 12
Bowers 28
Brandt, Sebastian 9
Bronscombe, bishop 6
Browne, William 14
Buller, Francis 21
Buonaparte, Napoleon 24-6
Carew, Sir Gawen 13
Carew, Sir Peter 13
Charles I 13, 19
Charles II 17, 19
Chaucer 10
Cochrane, lord 25
Colby 29
Coleridge, Bernard Frederick 24
Coleridge, Rev George 25
Coleridge, Henry Nelson 29
Coleridge, colonel James 25
Coleridge, Rev John 21
Coleridge, Sir John Taylor 29-30
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 22-3
Coleridge, William Hart 29
Collins, Mr Robert 19-20
Cook 28-9
Cornish, bishop 9
Cornish, Dr 29
Cornish, George James 29
Cromwell, Oliver 16-7, 19
Daniell 29
Davy, Edward 28-9
Dickenson, Mr 5-6
Disraeli, Benjamin 29
Dorset, marchioness of 12
Drake, Sir Francis 18
Drayton, Michael 14
Duke family 10
Duke, Mr 11
Edward the confessor 6
Edward VI 13
Elizabeth I 11
Elliot, Mrs 30
Ellis, Mr Matthew 12
Fairfax, Sir Thomas 15-7
Farrington, Mr 20
Forster 23
Froude, Richard Hurrell 29
George III 24
Grandisson, bishop John 7, 13, 30
Grey, duke Henry 12
Haydon family 12
Haydon, John 12
Haydon, Mr 20
Heath family 8
Heath, Mrs 26
Heath, Staplehill 26
Heath, Mr Thomas 21
Henry VI 10
Henry VII 10
Henry VIII 12-3
Hertford, earl of 12-3
Hood, Thomas 23
Hopton, Sir Ralph 16
Ireton, commissary 16
James II 17-8
Jefferies, judge 17
Jones, Inigo 17
Kennaway, Sir John 29
Lamb, Charles 12, 23
Ledgingham, Mr Warwick 20
Locke, John 17
Marlborough, duke of 24, 26
Monmouth, duke of 17
Nelson, lord Horatio 24
Oldridge, Mrs 26
Patteson, John Coleridge 29
Pickering, colonel 17
Pindar, Peter 24
Prideaux, Sir Peter 20
Pynsent, Mr 19
Raleigh, Sir Walter 10-1
Rochester, bishop of 19
Russell, lord 13
Selway, Thomas 29
Selwyn, bishop 23
Sherman family 12
Sherman, Gideon 12, 14
Sherman, John 14
Simcoe, Frances Gwillim 25
Simcoe, general 25-6
Somerset, lord protector 13
Southey 14
Spenser 10
Sprat, Mr 19
Stafford, marchioness of 12
Suffolk, duke of 12
Thackeray, William Makepeace 27
Warbeck, Perkin 10
Westcott, captain B 24
Westcott, Miss 24
Wheatstone 28-9
White, Gilbert 6
William III 18, 27
Wolfe, general 26
Yonge, Sir George 23-4
Yonge, Sir Walter 17