Bristol Burgess Books Vols 1 to 21, Index & Transcripts 1557-1995

Description

Available as a CD and a downloadable PDF file, the contents are divided into a burgess index, a patron index and a transcript of the Burgess Books (click the links to see an example).

The Burgess Books of Bristol record the names of thousands of men (and occasionally women) admitted to the freedom of the city in an almost unbroken sequence from 1557 to 1995.

These books effectively comprise 23 volumes, although they are actually numbered from 1 to 21, with volumes 1 and 3 each comprising of two parts.

Volume 1: 5th Oct 1557 to 5th Aug 1587; Volume 1A: 26th Aug 1587 to 2nd Jun 1599
Volume 2: 29th Sep 1607 to 23rd Oct 1651; Volume 3A: 20th Nov 1651 to 16th Apr 1662
Volume 3B: 21st Apr 1662 to 8th Feb 1690; Volume 4: 10th Feb 1690 to 29 Sep 1705
Volume 5: 1st Oct 1705 to 26th Sep 1713; Volume 6: 30th Sep 1713 to 16 Jan 1727
Volume 7: 18th Jan 1727 to 11th May 1732; Volume 8: 8th Aug 1732 to 19th Oct 1739
Volume 9: 19th Oct 1739 to 22nd Dec 1743; Volume 10: 22nd Nov 1743 to 27th Jan 1749
Volume 11: 9th Feb 1749 to 18th Feb 1755; Volume 12: 19th Feb 1755 to 24th Dec 1759
Volume 13: 29th Dec 1759 to 10th Feb 1768; Volume 14: 10th Feb 1768 to 1st Oct 1774
Volume 15: 1st Oct 1774 to 24th Aug 1780; Volume 16: 24th Aug 1780 to 20th Sep 1786
Volume 17: 30th Sep 1786 to 28th Sep 1812; Volume 18: 30th Sep 1812 to 12th Oct 1818
Volume 19: 23rd Oct 1818 to 13th Sep 1828; Volume 20: 29th Oct 1828 to 28th Sep 1830
Volume 21: 10th Dec 1830 to 19th May 1995

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Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society

Format: CD-ROM

Product Ref: BST- BACD08