(compiled by D T Barriskill) This book reviews the collection of both manuscripts and printed books dealing with marine insurance and associated matters. Perhaps the most important is the Register, an annual list of vessels giving many details of the…..
A transcription of a photocopy of a book of Poor Law Accounts, from a book has either been lost or was destroyed by Dorset archives in the early 1950s. The Name and Surname fields have been standardised to make it…..
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…..
(Ed Bob Machin) – Dorset Record Society Vol 8. Provides detailed information on building practices and costs at a crucially important period, which saw one of the greatest pre-nineteenth century building booms in England. It is rare to find such…..
(Iain Swinnerton) Many families possess documents or artefacts which can help to put together names, dates and places for our ancestors. A surprising number of everyday objects around the house can give us vital information about our ancestors, and the…..
(Alec Oxford) A methodical journey down the street, recording who or what is there today, then revealing some of the ?evidence? that tell of the past. 102 pages. Soft covers.
(Alan Ruston) At one time, the Presbyterians were the largest of the Nonconformist denominations which dissented from the Church of England in the seventeenth century, but by the early nineteenth century they were the smallest. The aim of this book…..