Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ..., Volume 53
Pedigrees and arms of various families of Lancashire and Cheshire are included in many of the volumes.
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Page 35 - If for any reason the papers of a society are not indexed in the year to which they properly belong the plan is to include them in the following year ; and whenever the papers of societies are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891. By this means it will be seen that the year 1891 is treated as the commencing year for the Index and that all transactions published in and since that year will find their place in the series.
Page 35 - Index to archaeologists is now" recognised. Every effort is made to keep its contents up to date and continuous, but it is obvious that the difficulties are great unless the assistance of the societies is obtained. If for any reason the papers of a society are not indexed in the year to which they properly belong the plan is to include them in the following year ; and whenever the papers of societies are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891. By this...
Page 35 - Antiquaries take a sufficient number of copies to issue with their transactions to each of their members. The more this plan is extended the less will be the cost of the Index to each society.
Page 105 - Wallasey was the earliest regular racecourse in the kingdom. Perhaps this is claiming too much, but it certainly was among the earliest. In 1622 we have. a definite reference to it in Webb's Itinerary of Cheshire, where he speaks of those ': fair lands or plains upon the shore of the sea, " which for the fitness for such a purpose, allure " the gentlemen and others oft to appoint great " matches and venture no small sums in trying the . •
Page 163 - Landican, the smaller one of Woodchurch was carved, consisting, as it does to this day, of some 317 acres of land, in the middle of which stood the little church. The original gift, in 1093, was of "land for " eight oxen," or what is usually called eight bovates of land. This represented, roughly, about 1 20 acres of arable land. To this must be added the necessary meadow, pasture, and rough waste land ; so that, in these 317 acres, we probably have a tolerably fair example of what was meant by that...
Page 60 - Nov. 6th for having acquired it without licence, and licence to retain it. Before May loth, 1308, he also alienated the manor of Piriton to John de Guise, and before October 23rd, 1310, the manor of Wakerley to John la Warre, who had married his sister Joan, and had obtained an acknowledgment for 6ooo//. from Thos. Grelley, to be levied, in default of payment, on his lands and chattels in the counties of Lancaster, Lincoln, Northampton, Rutland, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Somerset, probably for...
Page 221 - Ribble, in 1876; now in the Blackburn Museum. 60 inches by 30. The inscription (inscribed stone 3), was found at a later date, and also mentions the rank of decurion. 3. Inscribed : " In this earth is held the last of " Aelia Matrona, — She lived twenty-eight years " two months and eight days ; and Marcus Julius " Maximus, her son,— he lived six years three " months and twenty days; and Campania Dubitata, " her mother, she lived fifty years. Julius Maximus, " a ' singularis consularis ' of the...
Page 118 - September, 1282, Philip de Bamville, with his wife and family, was at a banquet given by Master John de Stanley, on which occasion Joan, suspecting that her father intended to marry her to her stepmother's son...
Page 53 - On October I3_th, 1245, the King sent his mandate to the Justiciar of Chester to deliver 5 bucks and 15 does alive out of the park of Macclesfield to Thomas Grelley. wherewith to stock his park of Manchester, by the King's gift. He obtained a charter of free warren within his manor of Manchester in July, 1249. We propose to add only a few more items with reference to Thomas Grelley, so much having already appeared in works of local history. The following reference is more remarkable for ingenuity...