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A Series of the Decisions of the Court of the King's Bench

Published in 1768. A Series of the Decisions of the Court of the Kings Bench upon Settlement Cases ; From the Death of Lord Raymond in March 1732 : To which is added a complete abridgement of the substance of each case, and two tables of the names of them. Covers settlement cases (from many areas of England) for the period 1732 to 1776. These settlement cases, part of the old poor law system, ...

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Constitutions of Free and Accepted Masons 1884 with amendments to 1888

Containing the general Charges, Laws, and Regulations, etc., etc. 1884 with amendments to January, 1888. Published under the authority of the United Grand Lodge. Includes many line drawings of regalia. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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Criminal Chronology or The New Newgate Calendar

By Andrew Knapp and William Baldwin. Volumes II & IV. Published in 1809 & 1810. Being Interesting Memoirs of Notorious Characters who have been Convicted of Outrages on the Laws of England. Fascinating stories of criminals and their executions during the 18th and early 19th centuries. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewa...

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Domesday Book and Beyond. Three Essays in the Early History of England

By Frederic William Maitland, LL.D. Published in 1907. Essay I deals with the Domesday Book, Essay II England before the Conquest and Essay III the Hide. A useful view of the compilation of the first great survey of England with in depth explanations of various terms used. This book makes an excellent companion to Horace Round's Feudal England and Frederick Seebohm's The English...

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England in Days of Old

By William Andrews, published in 1897. An entertaining and instructive study of the social and domestic life in England in times past. Includes attractive line drawings. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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English Farming Past and Present.

By The Right Honourable Lord Ernle. Published 1922. The history of English farming from the manorial system to the early twentieth century. This study includes - The manorial system of farming, farming for profit; pasture & sheep grazing (1485-1558), farming under the first Stewarts and the commonwealth, Jethro Tull & Lord Townsend (1700-1760), enclosures, English Corn Laws, rural p...

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Feudal England

By J. H. Round (XIth & XIIth Centuries). Published in 1909. Mr. Round's historical studies on the 11th and 12th centuries. An excellent in depth discussion of the Domesday Book its terms and measurements. Also included are various later surveys including the Worcestershire Survey, the Lindsey Survey, the Northamptonshire Survey and the Leicestershire Survey. A must read for ...

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Manuals of the Duties of Poor Law Officers. Master and Matron of the Workhouse

By William Golden Lumley, Esq., LL.M Published in 1869 An invaluable look at the way the workhouse was run. Showing how masters & matrons were appointed, their duties and receipts and payments they made. This book also covers the admission of paupers, discipline and diet and punishments for misbehaviour. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF form...

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Master Wace His Chronicle of the Norman Conquest from the Roman de Rou.

Translated with notes and illustrations. Published in 1837. A detailed narrative of events which preceded and attended the conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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Notes of Cases 1913

The Weekly Notes : Being Notes of Cases Heard and Determined by - The House Of Lords, The Court of Appeal, The Chancery, King's Bench, and Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Divisions of the High Court of Justice, and Cases in Bankruptcy. For the Year 1913. Editor - Right Hon. Sir Frederick Pollock, Bart. A fascinating and detailed account of legal cases for the year 1913. All human...

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Old English Customs Extant at the Present Time (1896)

By P.H. Ditchfield. An account of local observances, festival customs and ancient ceremonies surviving in Great Britain. Descriptions of the ancient folk-customs still being performed in villages the length and breadth of England. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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Old English Social Life as told by the Parish Registers.

By T.F. Thiselton-Dyer, M.A. Published 1898. A history and view of old Parish Records in England. Includes superstitions and strange beliefs, epidemics, parish scandals and punishments, birth and baptism, marriage, death and the grave, parish usages, social customs, local events and much more. An invaluable source material for those interested in Family History. Machine Sear...

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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches with Elucidations.

By Thomas Carlyle. A collection of the letters and speeches by Oliver Cromwell in three volumes. Covers the period from 1636 to his death in 1658. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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Out Trails by J.P.Guy and Health, Strength and Beauty by Lex McLean.

Out-Trails, published in 1902, describes the author J.P.Guy's travel and work experiences in the last decade of the 19th century. Including exporting to Argentina, travelling through Norway and gum digging in New Zealand. Health, Strength and Beauty, published in 1902 is an introduction to the world of physical culture. The author, Lex Mclean, Scottish Champion for three years had st...

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Paupers in Workhouses. Ordered by The House of Commons to be printed 30 July 1861.

Returns "from each workhouse in England & Wales, of the name of every adult pauper in each workhouse who has been an inmate of the workhouse during a continuous period of five years; stating the amount of time that each of such inmates shall have been in the workhouse, and the reason assigned why such persons are unable to maintain themselves:" This cd contains the full return arranged by coun...

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Sixty-Fourth Annual Report of the Registrar General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England and Wales. (1901).

Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty. Published 1903. The contents of this report includes population (census & estimated). Detailed statistics of Births, Marriages and Deaths including causes. Offences against the Registration Acts, Literacy. A Meteorological Report for the year 1901. There are also included many interesting abstracts of Births, including...

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Social England Illustrated. A Collection of XVIIth Century Tracts

With an Introduction by Andrew Lang. Published in 1903. A collection of tracts illustrating the social aspects of the time. These include articles on the Royal Navy, Army Rations (cir. 1591), The Great Frost of 1608, Herring Fishing and Britain’s Buss, the Leather Industry, the Carrier's Cosmography, Draining the Fens and much more. A useful resource for family and lo...

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Social Life in Britain from the Conquest to the Reformation

Compiled by G. G. Coulton, M.A. Published 1918. A background to the social history of the Middle Ages Including sections on Birth & Nurture, Church & Churchmen, Rich & Poor, Sports & Pastimes, Women’s Life, House, Dress & Meals, etc. A large proportion has been translated from Latin or Old French with the rest in unmodernised medieval English. Machine Searchable. ...

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The Cotton Year Book 1920.

Compiled by S. Ecroyd. A comprehensive and detailed guide covering all aspects of the cotton industry. Also includes lists of associations, societies and trade unions, as well as lists of holidays in the cotton districts. Complete with many pages of advertisements. A fascinating hand book, giving an insight into a once-great industry. Useful for local, social, economic and fami...

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The Criminal

By Havelock Ellis. Published 1895. A critical summary of the new (in 1895) science of criminal anthropology. Chapters include cranial and cerebral characteristics, heredity, tattooing, intelligence, religion, thieves' slang, the treatment of the criminal and much more. A useful insight into the way society viewed criminals. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the or...

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The English Village Community

By Frederic Seebohm, LL.D., F.S.A. 1896. A masterly study of the development of the English village - its organisation and agricultural field systems - in Roman, Saxon and Norman times. Also includes chapters on the tribal systems of Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and a comparison with western European village structure. Illustrated with several maps and drawings, some in colour. Usefu...

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The English Village. The origin and decay of its community. An Anthropological Interpretation.

By Harold Peake, F.S.A. Published 1922. Based on a series of lectures delivered in Newbury in the spring of 1918, this book is an attempt to trace the origins of village community utilising the results of anthropological and archaeological research. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader...

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The History of Work and Wages.

Being a Reprint of eight Chapters from "Six Centuries of Work and Wages". By James E. Thorold Rogers, M.P. Published in 1894. A very interesting study of work and wages from Medieval to Victorian times, with chapters including - The Famine and the Plague; The English Poor Law; Agricultural Wages in the 18th Century; Wages in the 19th Century, etc. Useful for family history and so...

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Whitaker's Directory of Titled Persons for the Year 1898

Containing - An extended list of the Royal Family, The Peerage with Titled Issue, Dowager Ladies, Baronets, Knights and Companions, Privy Councillors, Home and Colonial Bishops. With a comprehensive introduction and an Index to County Seats and Residences. Useful reference guide for genealogy. Machine Searchable. A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewabl...

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