James Bengough fl. 1702

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James BENGOUGH fl.1702

Bookplate of James Bengough (British Museum Franks Collection 221).

Biographical Note

There is a Treasury reference in 1705 to "the petition of Capt. John Davison, Robert Rolt and James Bengough for a lease of derelict lands lying in several places between Wells and Walton in Norfolk and between Barton and St. Mary's in Lincolnshire. Ibid., p. 166." in the Treasury 'Warrant Book: June 1705, 1-10'.


Used two engraved bookplates:

Franks 2187: Bengough, James, of ye Inner Temple, London, gent.

Franks 221: Bengough, James, of ye Inner Temple, London, (Another impression of the last plate.) 1702.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
  • Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. 273-290.