Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 14

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Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society., 1897
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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 68 - The tide did now its flood-mark gain, And girdled in the Saint's domain : For, with the flow and ebb, its style Varies from continent to isle ; Dry-shod, o'er sands, twice every day, The pilgrims to the shrine find way ; Twice every day, the waves efface Of staves and sandall'd feet the trace.
Page 3 - TABLE OF CONTENTS. List No. 1. — Parish Registers printed as separate works. ,, No. 2. — Parish Registers printed in other works. ,, No. 3. — Original Registers and Bishops' Transcripts in the British Museum Library. ,, No. 4. — Registers of other Churches in all classes. ,, No. 5. — Parish Registers transcribed in MS. No. 1 —A List of Parish Registers that have been printed as separate works. Extracted by permission...
Page 43 - November, then the grantee shall pay the same, but, if conveyed between the first day of November and the first day of March, then the grantor shall pay them.
Page 1 - Societies in union with the Society of Antiquaries desires to call the attention of the public and especially of those interested in antiquarian research, to the extreme importance of duly preserving and rendering accessible the Registers and other Parish Records of the United Kingdom. These contain matter of the greatest value not only to the genealogist, but also to the student of local history, and through these to the general historian...
Page 3 - ... occupation, etc. It is essential in all cases that an Index should be given and that the Christian names should be given with the surnames. It is believed that many Registers remain unprinted owing to an exaggerated idea of the cost of printing and binding.
Page 1 - Soc.) RALPH NEVILL, FSA (Hon. Sec.) The Congress trust that the following paper of Suggestions drawn up by the Committee may prove useful to those anxious to assist in the preservation, transcription and, where possible, publication of the documents referred to.
Page 3 - ... far better in both cases to do a, portion thoroughly than the whole imperfectly. REVISION AND COLLATION OF COPIES. The decipherment of old Registers is, as already pointed out, a work of considerable difficulty, and it is therefore strongly recommended that in cases where the transcribers have...
Page 1 - Sec. is EA Fry, Esq., of 172, Edmund Street, Birmingham, who will be happy to give any information on the subject. The Society has already issued five Registers in return for the annual guinea subscription, and in the event of an increase in the number of subscribers will be able to print more Registers annually. In cases where some local help can be guaranteed, special arrangements can be made for printing Registers. Mr. WPW Phillimore (124, Chancery Lane') is also printing a series of complete...
Page 1 - ... not been taken in the past of these documents, which have too often been thoughtlessly destroyed. Many Registers have already been copied and published, and every year adds to the list, and the Congress is in hope that these suggestions may lead to a still greater number being undertaken. As the older writings are in a different character from that used at the present tune, they are not easily deciphered, and require careful examination, even from experts.
Page 5 - 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 soeieties are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891.

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