The Library of Heversham Grammar School in Westmorland. The Library was intended for the use of neighbouring clergy as well as for the masters and pupils of the School, and books were also given by local gentry and former pupils. Two MSS. Catalogues, compiled abound 1800, show that the Library then consisted of 600 volumes, of which about 450 survive. The collection consists mainly of editions of classical or theological authors, with approximately half of the volumes having been printed before 1700 and a few before 1600.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Heversham Grammar School Collection
Library Search Collection Ref Code: Hev
Date Range of Material
1544 - 1877
Type of Material
Rare book collection
Size of Collection
22 Linear Metres of shelving
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