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Summary of Jenner's will

  • Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823
Part of
Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Heads of the Will of Dr. Jenner, as ingrossed.

Watermark 1817. This ms. appears to have been drawn up contemporaneously with the will which it summarises [i.e. 1821-22].



Physical description

1 volume 4 ll. folio. 33 × 20 cm. Modern half-calf binding. Partly holograph, partly written by other hands.

Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 27/11/1918, Lot 1012b (part).

Biographical note

Summarises Jenner's will and codicils made 1821-1822. Probably contemporary with the drawing up of the will.

Ownership note

From the Frederick Mockler Collection, exhibited at Bristol in 1893, and at Cardiff in 1896. Probably originally from the papers of Revd. William Davies (1769-1849), one of Jenner's executors.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


  • English

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