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Ancestry.com. Oxford - Brasenose College Register 1509-1909 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data: Brasenose College. Brasenose College Register 1509–1909. Volume 1 (January 1, 1909). Digitized book. Oxford, England: B. H. Blackwell, 1909.

About Oxford - Brasenose College Register 1509-1909

You’ll find 400 years of Brasenose collegians, from sportsmen to lecturers, in the pages of the Register.

Established in 1509, Brasenose College is among the older colleges of Oxford University. The College Register lists thousands of people who passed through Brasenose from 1509 through 1909. The Register has been compiled from a variety of sources, including admission registers, buttery books (lists of payments by students for food and drink), lists of college officers and administrators, inscriptions on college monuments, newspaper clippings, lists of sporting groups, directories, and numerous biographical resources. A complete bibliography begins on image 16.

The Register is divided into chapters that categorize the college member’s involvement at the institution (e.g., visitors, principals, fellows, officers, scholars, etc.). Details included vary from chapter to chapter, but typically include the name and years of attendance, admission, or degree. Some death dates will be provided as well. Several pages of name changes appear in the book, and it also includes an index of names contained in the Register at the back.

There are a number of abbreviations used in this publication and a list of them and their meanings begins on image 13.

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