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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases were added at The Original Record this week: 1442-1449 – Workers building the Trinity Aisle of Thame church, Oxfordshire The building accounts of Thame church give details of the expenditure entailed in the building of the Trinity Aisle or north transept from 1442 onwards, listing payments to individual workmen, carting and cutting […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases have been added at The Original Record this week. 1755 – Officers of Fifty New-Raised Companies of Marines The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty directed the officers in the fifty new-raised companies of marines to ‘repair, with the utmost Expedition, to the respective Head Quarters of the Company to which they belong, […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases were added this week at The Original Record: 1804 – Subscribers to Zoonomia ‘Popular Lectures on Zoonomia, or The Laws of Animal Life, in Health and Disease’ by Thomas Garnett, M.D., Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London; of the Royal Irish Academy; of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh; Honorary […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases have been added at The Original Record this past week: 1809 – Ordnance Staff ‘An Account of the Establishment of the Office of Ordnance, as it stood at Midsummer 1809; with the Names of the Persons holding the several Offices; and the Salaries or Emoluments arising therefrom.’ The return is set out […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases were added this week at The Original Record: 1652 – Signatories on behalf of several Midland churches Representatives of several Midland churches signed this letter of 1 February 1652 (1651 Old Style) to Lord General Cromwell, advising him, amongst other things, that there remained ‘many burdens and grievances yet unremoved, and the […]

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New Databases Added at The Original Record

The following databases have been added this week at the Original Record: 1597-1601 – Salford Portmote The earliest surviving records of the portmote of the borough of the township and manor of Salford in Lancashire were transcribed and edited by J. G. de T. Mandley and published by the Chetham Society in 1902. The court […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

New databases added this week at The Original Record: 1702 – Irish Pensioners of William III’s Huguenot Regiments From an original return in Miscellaneous Bundle 17 of the Civil List books preserved in the Public Record Office, William A. Shaw prepared this abstract, published in 1902. The paper itself was entitled ‘Abstract of the Examination […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases have been added at The Original Record this week: 1413-1414 – London Drapers The accounts of the Worshipful Company of the Drapers of London for August 1413 to August 1414 include £13 10s for ‘les resseytez del Apprenticialtez’, being the fees for thirteen apprentices at 20s each, plus 10s of debt for […]

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New at The Original Record

The following databases were added at TheOriginalRecord.com this week: 1578 – Cheshire Knights, Esquires, Gentlemen and Freeholders This muster roll, dated 7 October 20 Elizabeth 1578, is entitled ‘A booke conteyni’ge the numbre and names of all the knights, esquiers, and gent’m wth freehoulders wthin the countie of Chester, togethers wth their horses, armor and […]

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New At the Original Record

The following is from The Original Record: 1645-1646 – Astrologer’s Clients William Lilly, an astrologer, kept practice books listing his clients, their questions and the figures or horoscopes that he cast. Their questions relate to stolen property, probable success in any undertaking, ships at sea, health, long-life, love, marriage, pregnancy, &c. The books came into […]

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New at The Original Record

The folloing databases have been added this week the TheOriginalRecord.com: 1664 – Leicester Hearth Tax The Michaelmas 1664 hearth tax returns for the city of Leicester, transcribed by Henry Hartopp mainly from the original collectors’ books in the Public Record Office (Exchequer Lay Subsidy county Leicester 251/4). The names are listed by ward, with the […]

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The following is from theoriginalrecord.com: Added this week at theoriginalrecord.com: 1720 – Wigan Poor Rate The poor rate assessment for Wigan is arranged by the seven divisions of the town – Hallgate, Market Street, Millgate, Scholes, Standishgate, Wallgate and Woodhouses – with an appendix of occupiers of lands. Full names are usually given, occasionally with […]

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New at The Original Record

The following databases were posted at The Original Record this past week: 1653 – Diverse that Wait for the Lord Jesus in Denbighshire An undated loyal petition, of about 1653, ‘A voice out of the hearts of diverse that waite for the Lord Jesus, in Denbighshire’, to Lord General Cromwell and the officers of the […]

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New at The Original Record

The following databases have been posted at The Original Record in the last few weeks: 1537 – London Liverymen J. Caley, F.R.S., F.S.A. transcribed this ‘curious record’ found in the Chapter House, Westminster, ‘a list of the freemen of the various companies resident in London and Westminster; from Thomas Lewyn being mentioned as sheriff, it […]

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New Databases at the Original Record

The following Databases have been added at The Original Record: 1569 – Newbury Muster Roll In the year 1569, when the insurrections in the North caused so much alarm, and levies were raised throughout the country for the service of queen Elizabeth, the commissioners for musters in Berkshire (sir Edward Unton, knt., of Wadley, John […]

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