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An Index to the Wills and Inventories Now Preserved in the Court of Probate, at Cheshire Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates A Calendar of Lancashire and Cheshire Exchequer Depositions by Commission A List of the Lancashire Wills, Proved Within the Archdeaconry of Richmond, and Now Preserve in Somerset House, London The Rolls of the Freemen of the City of Chester

By J. H. E. Bennett; J. P. Earwaker; John Paul Rylands; Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Fishwick; Caroline Fishwick;

1881-1908

The Record Society : Not Stated

9" by 6"

[5]m vi-xi, [2], 2-303; [5], vi-xxiii, [2], xxvi-xxxviii, [1], 2-237; [3], vi-xxv, [2], 2-216; [5], vi, [2], 2-291; [5], vi-x, [3], 2-380; [5], vi-viii, [3], 2-365; [5] ,vi, [3], 2-261; [5], vi, [3], 2-343; [5], vi-vii, [2], 2-144; [5], 208-510, [2], iii-

 

 

 

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A uniformly bound set of works looking at the historical documents of the counties of Cheshire and Lancashire in England.

In ten volumes. A collection of volumes looking at the wills and documents from the history of Cheshire and Lancashire, documenting from the years, 1558 to 1805. Cheshire and Lancashire are both counties in the north west of England. Containing Volumes IV, VI, XI, XIII, XV, XVIII, XX, XXII, XXIII, and LV. 'An Index to the Wills and Inventories Now Preserved in the Court of Probate, at Cheshire', volumes IV, published 1881, XV, published 1887, XVIII, published 1888, XX, published 1889, and XXII, published 1890. Volume IV looks at 1621 to 1650, Volume XV looks at 1660 to 1680, Volume XVIII looks at 1681 to 1700, Volume XX looks at 1701 to 1720, and Volume XXII looks at 1720 to 1740. Edited by J. P. Earwaker. 'Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates', Volume VI, published in 1882, looking at the years 1660 to 1678. Edited by John Paul Rylands. 'A Calendar of Lancashire and Cheshire Exchequer Depositions by Commission', Volume XI, published in 1885. Looking at years 1558 to 1702. Edited by Caroline Fishwick. 'A List of the Lancashire Wills, Proved Within the Archdeaconry of Richmond, and Now Preserve in Somerset House, London', Volume XIII, published in 1886, and Volume XXIII, published in 1891. Volume XIII looks at 1681 to 1748, and Volume XXIII looks at 1748 to 1792. Edited by Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Fishwick. 'The Rolls of the Freemen of the City of Chester', Volume LV, published in 1908. Looking at the years 1700 to 1805. Edited by J. H. E. Bennett. This is part II, lacking part I. The Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire is a society that has been publishing texts of original historical documents since 1878. It was founded by John Parsons Earwaker. The last volume published by the society was 'The Diaries of William Lloyd Holden 1829 and 1830', published as volume CLV in 2018. John Parsons Earwaker was an antiquary who was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. He served as the Secretary of the Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Bookplate to the front pastedown of Volumes IV, XIII, XV, and XX, 'P. J. Paley Castle Hacket'. Bookplate to the front pastedown of Volume XXIII, '59 Ebury Street', and prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to the title page of Volumes IV, XV, 'Emily Clover'.

CONDITION

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Some bumping to the head and tail of the spines and extremities, with a little lifting to the head of the spine of Volume VI. Light fading to the spines. Minor light marks to the boards. Some spots to the fore edges. Front hinge of Volume IV is strained but remains firm. Front hinge of Volume VI is starting but firm, and the rear hinge is weak. Hinges of Volume XIII is weak. Front hinge of Volume XVIII is weak. Front hinge of Volume XXIII is starting but firm. Bookplate to the front pastedown of Volumes IV, XIII, XV, and XX. Bookplate to the front pastedown of Volume XXIII. Prior owner's ink inscription to the title page of Volumes IV, XV/ Internally, Volumes XI, XV, XVIII, XX, XXII, XXIII, and LV are firmly bound. Volumes IV, VI, XIII and generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the very odd light spot and handling mark. Pages of Volumes XXII and XXIII uncut to the fore edge.

Overall Condition: Good Only

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