Charles Chambres 1689/90-1746

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Charles CHAMBRES or CHAMBERS 1689/90-1746

Chambres's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection 5530)

Biographical Note

Son of Edward Chambres of Henllan, Denbighshire. BA Jesus College, Oxford 1711, MA 1713. Vicar of Dartford, Kent 1718-46.


Chambres used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 5530); the extent and disposition of his library is not known.


  • Foster, J., Alumni Oxonienses, Oxford, 1891.
  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.