Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 16

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Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society., 1899
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Vol. 7-10, 12-21 contain section: "Bibliography of Lancashire and Cheshire antiquities" (v. 12-21 include also bibliography).

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Page 1 - CONSTABLE & Co. Many of the Societies in union with the Society of Antiquaries take a sufficient number of copies of the yearly Index 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 1 - 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. To make this work complete an index...
Page 222 - OFFICERS. The duty of the President shall be to preside at the meetings of the Club, and to maintain order. His decision in all questions of precedence among speakers, and on all disputes which may arise during the meeting shall be absolute.
Page 219 - Society is instituted to examine, preserve, and illustrate ancient Monuments and Records, and to promote the study of History, Literature, Arts, Customs, and Traditions, with particular reference to the antiquities of Lancashire and Cheshire. 2. NAME, &c. — This Society shall be called the " LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY.
Page 191 - To which is added a copy of an old vellum roll, compiled in 1746, for Jacob Mark, of Dublin. . . Also a collection of biographical excerpts and appendix of genealogical notes, compiled by John Yarker. (Privately printed.) Manchester : Palmer, Howe, & Co., 1890.
Page 59 - ... too nearly concerned) had fled to any church or church-yard, and within forty days after went in sackcloth and confessed himself guilty before the coroner, and declared all the particular circumstances of the offence ; and thereupon took the oath in that case provided, viz.
Page 59 - ... he observed the conditions of the oath, by going with a cross in his hand, and with all convenient speed, to the port assigned and embarking ; for if, during this forty days...
Page 85 - Midsummer several proprietors of estates in the parishes of Congresbury, Puxton, and Week St. Lawrence, or their tenants, assemble on the' commons. A number of apples are previously prepared, marked in the same manner with the before-mentioned acres, which are distributed by a young lad to each of the commoners from a bag or hat. At the close of the distribution each person repairs to his allotment, as his apple directs...
Page 1 - 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...

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