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These booklets are A5 format except where noted.
Transcriptions of a jurors book, originally the property of John Preston who served a sheriff of Somerset from 1647 to 1648, and a jurors book from 1697. The two lists consist of the names, places of abode and occupations where…..
This booklet contains extracts from class E134 of Exchequer Depositions by Commission held at the PRO. The business equity side of the Court of Exchequer included disputes over titles of land, manorial rights, tithes, mineral rights, ex-monastic land, debts, wills…..
This battalion consisted of two companies from Henstridge, one from Horsington and two from Wincanton. Surname and place name indexes are included. 18 pages. Soft covers.
Transcribed from a list found in a local law firm’s archive, now held in the Somerset Heritage Centre, which was compiled as a result of the disbandment of the Volunteer Infantry in 1813 when many men transferred to the Local…..
A list of those required to pay a monthly tax for three months for the maintenance of ‘Forces raised by Authority of Parliament’, with the amount payable. The lists are arranged by tything. A surname index is included. 40 pages. …..
A transcription of the accounts kept by Mr Charles Tudway for Chancellors Farm in the parish of West Harptree for the year April 1766 to April 1767. They are very detailed accounts, covering livestock, the production and marketing of cheese,…..
A complete transcript of the Somerset (Diocese of Bath and Wells) index of wills and administrations from 1805-1811 (PRO reference IR 27/67). Part of the original index relates to wills and administrations proved in the Dean and Chapter, Chancellor, Decanal…..
An alphabetical listing of names, in order of surnames, from Dorset Wills and Admons. The list includes the occupation and parish of the deceased, the month and year of the grant, whether a will or an admon, and the PRO…..
An alphabetical listing by surname of those involved in settlement and removal cases recorded in the Somerset Quarter Sessions order books at the Somerset Record Office. A reference to the Record Office holding is provided for each entry. Indexes of…..
A listing, grouped by Hundreds, of the names of those paying tax in each of the two years, and the amount paid. The 1601 subsidy consists of the first payment of the fourth subsidy granted to Elizabeth I, and the…..
An index originally prepared by the late Lieut Col H R Phipps for all entries found in licence books, bonds and citations for licences issued from Wells between 1583 and 1755. The index to parties does not include the bondsmen,…..
A collection of abstracts, covering Somerset and Dorset, from copies ‘The Hue & Cry’ available at the Newspaper Library at Colindale at the end of the 20th century. This publication listed chronologically descriptions of army and navy deserters, including those…..
An alphabetical index of growers of flax and hemp compiled from bounty claim forms, newspapers, recognisances, pay lists and returns. All except the newspapers were documents involved in the implementation of the Government act providing for bounties ‘for dressed fibre…..
A transcription of the tithe apportionment for the hamlet of Chilton Polden, taken from the original dated 20 March 1839. A reduced tracing, in sections, of the associated tithe map ins included, together with indexes of map references and occupiers……
A transcription of the Churchwardens’ Accounts of Clevedon Parish Church, made in the period up to 1994, from 1730 to the end of the 18th century, from the original at the County Archives. In the index of names spellings have…..