MF20 Court of Chelmsford England Broadside

Court of Chelmsford (England) Broadside
MF 20 (OVZ.)

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Chelmsford Court
Title: Court of Chelmsford (England) Broadside
Dates: 1923
Abstract: One broadside of the announcement that the application for ascertaining the vault where James Edward Oglethorpe was buried be heard, October 1923.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet

Administrative History

Thornwell Jacobs, President of Oglethorpe University, had a personal interest in finding the burial site of James Edward Oglethorpe. His mission led him to the Parish Church of All Saints in Cranham, England where he located the tombs of Lord and Lady Oglethorpe and secured an agreement that the bodies would be relocated to Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. This broadside represents one element of the events that transpired toward this discovery.


The collection contains one broadside signed and dated from the Chelmsford Diocesan Registry, 2 Millbank House, Westminster, London, England. The item measures 8.5 inches by 13.5 inches and is on blue paper with large black print.



Subject Headings

Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785

Cranham (Gloucestershire, England)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:
Please cite Court of Chelmsford (England) Broadside, MF 20, Archives, Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. Permission to publish from this collection must be approved in writing by the Director of the Library, Oglethorpe University.