The 1826 History of Middle Hill and Broadway by Sir Thomas Phillipps

Buried amongst 2,000 boxes of Phillipps’ papers in the Bodleian Old Library in Oxford are some unpublished local history notes. Local historian, David Ella, has transcribed The 1826 History of Middle Hill and Broadway written by Sir Thomas Phillipps (see link below).

Phillipps (1792-1872) was the greatest collector of books and manuscripts of the 19th century, and a prolific letter writer, keeping copies of his drafts and all manner of correspondence.

To read the article click on the link below:

Broadway & Middle Hill History by Sir Thomas Phillipps 1826