Author:George Oliver

George Oliver
English Roman Catholic priest and historian


  • Historic Collections relating to the Monasteries in Devon (1820)
  • The History of Exeter (1821)
  • Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Devon, being Observations on many Churches in Devonshire, originally published in the "Exeter and Plymouth Gazette", with John Pike Jones (1828)
  • Ecclesiastical Antiquities in Devon, being Observations on several Churches in Devonshire, with some Memoranda for the History of Cornwall, in three volumes (1839–1842)
  • Cliffordiana (1828)
  • Memoir of the Lord Treasurer Clifford, originally published in the Catholic Spectator, (1828?)
  • Collections towards illustrating the Biography of the Scotch, English, and Irish Members of the Society of Jesus, originally published in the London and Dublin Weekly Orthodox Journal (1838)
  • Merrye Englaunde; or the Goldene Daies of Goode Queene Besse, originally published in the Catholic Magazine (1841)
  • Description of the Guildhall, Exeter, with Pitman Jones (1845)
  • Monasticon Dioecesis Exoniensis (1846)
  • Collections illustrating the History of the Catholic Religion in the Counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wilts, and Gloucester (1857)
  • Lives of the Bishops of Exeter, and a History of the Cathedral (1861)

As EditorEdit

  • A View of Devonshire, by Thomas Westcote, edited with Pitman Jones (1845)
  • Pedigrees of most of our Devonshire Families, by Thomas Westcote, edited with Pitman Jones (1845)

Works about OliverEdit


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