Sir John Oglander's Notes and Accounts

Isle of Wight Record Office and Archive: OG/AA/29

f 2 (of ff 1–45) (December 1631–15 December 1632)

A Trwe noate of my expences Since I Came to Dwelle at Nuporte December 1631


li. s. d.
To ye Dawnsor Adams for teachinge ye Children 7– 10– 0


  • Glossed Terms
    • dawnsor n dancer
  • Endnote

    The Oglander family was resident at Nunwell House.

  • Document Description

    Record title: Sir John Oglander's Notes and Accounts
    Repository: Isle of Wight Record Office and Archive
    Shelfmark: OG/AA/29
    Repository location: Newport

    Sir John Oglander (1585–1655) was deputy governor of the Isle of Wight and represented the island borough of Yarmouth in parliament. He lived at Nunwell House near Brading. This is one of a series of notebooks in which he entered accounts, memories, maxims, quotations, and observations on people and things of the Isle of Wight.

    This manuscript was formerly identified by the shelfmark OG/90/4.

    December 1631–21 December 1633; English; paper; i + 118 + i; 288mm x 192mm; modern pencil foliation from both ends (no clear indication which end is the front, except that counting from the end with a crest on cover the foliation runs from 1 to 73; from the other end of the MS the foliation runs from 1 to 45, and the text is written upside down from that at the 'crest' end); good condition; brown leather cover with gold lines on front, back, and spine and gold crest in the middle of front and back, cloth ties have been cut off very short, so no longer usable, cover damaged at corners.

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