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Gillingham History Papers – Eight Studies of the History of the Gillingham Area


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(John Porter)  A series of detailed studies relating to this Dorset town and its area.  

A major part of the researches of Thomas Thompson was a transcription of some of Gillingham’s early manor court rolls, and the book includes his complete transcription as well as a summary of his life. 

Other subjects include Gillingham’s chantry fields, John Leland’s descriptions of many local villages in Tudor times, the Helmes of Gillingham and Gillingham’s nine vicars who held that post between 1625 and 1832.

106 pages.  Soft covers.