Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ..., Volume 48

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Pedigrees and arms of various families of Lancashire and Cheshire are included in many of the volumes.

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Page 17 - 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 means...
Page 1 - 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 no great previous experience, they should obtain the help of some competent reader to collate the transcript with the original. It should be remembered that in many cases transcripts are preserved in the Bishops...
Page 10 - Bax. REIGATE, Friends, Births 1667-1675, Mar. 1665-1676 Bur. 1664-1677, AR Bax. SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.— A Digest of the Registers of Births, Marriages, Deaths and Burials of Members (principally) of the Society of Friends in England and Wales, from the rise of the Society, circa 1650 to 1837, arranged in geographical areas called Quarterly Meetings, the entries for each Quarterly Meeting being also arranged alphabetically and chronologically.
Page 15 - 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 Marriage...
Page 112 - I was put into a tower, where the smoke of the other prisoners came up so thick that it stood as dew upon the walls, and sometimes it was so thick that I could hardly see the candle when it burned ; and I being locked under three locks, the...
Page 292 - Peter, to have and to hold of the chief lords of the fee, according to the said charter, which shall be delivered to Peter.
Page 4 - Browne, Par. GLO'STERS. ASTON-SUB-EDGE, 1538-1812, Rev. J. Harvey Bloom. Mar. only 1539-1719, SG Hamilton. To be printed in Gloucester Marriage Registers. BISHOPS CLEEVE, Mar. 1563-1812, Sidney Madge, FRHS CAM.

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