Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ..., Volume 47

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Society, 1896
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Page 194 - In every parish was a church-house, to which belonged spits, crocks, and other utensils for dressing provisions. Here the housekeepers met. The young people were there too, and had dancing, bowling, shooting at butts, &c. the ancients sitting gravely by, and looking on.
Page 18 - It is believed that most of the words — as distinguished from their pronunciation — in use have been recorded in the publications of the English Dialect Society or elsewhere. But it is better to record them again than to leave them unrecorded. Nor should it be forgotten in this connection that a word of ten bears a different shade of meaning in one place from what it bears in another. In recording any words, care should therefore be taken to seize not only the exact sound, but the exact signification,...
Page 194 - I'LE to thee a simnell bring, 'Gainst thou go'st a mothering ; So that when she blesseth thee, Half that blessing thou'lt give me.
Page x - ... should be formed for the purpose of promoting the Photographic Record, and the Committee are of opinion that a strong central body would be of the greatest service, and they recommend the Congress to do their best to assist such a scheme, should it be put forward under good auspices. The Sub-Committee wishes to point out that it is not necessary and, perhaps, not altogether desirable, that the County Archaeological Societies should add to their work, already arduous enough, this of the Photographic...
Page 146 - Magnalia Dei. A Relation Of some of the many Remarkable Passages in Cheshire Before the Siege of Namptwich, during the Continuance of it: And at the happy raising of it by the victorious Gentlemen Sir Tho. Fairfax and Sir William Brereton.
Page 1 - The most generally convenient method of organising a simultaneous inquiry under these five heads appears to be the appointment of a subcommittee in each place, one or more members of which would be prepared to undertake each head of the inquiry. For the ancient remains advantage should be taken of the work of the Archaeological Survey where it is in operation. The general plan of the Committee is discussed in an article, On the Organisation of local Anthropological Research, in the ' Journal of the...
Page 12 - Types of fibulae and other ornaments. Coins. Implements and weapons, stone, bronze, or iron. Other antiquities. A list of place-names within the area. No modern names required. Special note should be made of British, Roman, and Saxon interments occurring in the same field, and other signs of successive occupation. Reference should be made to the article ' Archaeology ' in ' Notes and Queries on Anthropology,
Page 140 - ... whereas public sports do not well agree with public calamities, nor public stage-plays with the seasons of humiliation, this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity, and the other being spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity...
Page x - Report of the Sub-Committee on the Photographic Survey of England and Wales. The Sub-Committee has considered the subject referred to it by the Congress, as to the best method of promoting a general Photographic Record of the Country on the lines adopted by the Society for the Photographic Survey of the County of Warwick. The Sub-Committee is of opinion that the establishment of such a general Photographic Record of all works of antiquity is of the highest importance, and that the Societies in Union...
Page 32 - An act for appointing Commissioners to inquire of the Estates of certain Traitors, and of Popish Recusants, and of Estates given to Superstitious Uses in order to raise money out of them severally for the use of the publick...

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