INDEX OF THE PROBATE RECORDS OF THE CONSISTORY COURT OF ELY 1449-1858, in 3 volumes, British Record Society, 1994-6; sketch maps; indexes; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, almost as new. 30 pounds

 

CAMBRIDGESHIRE HEARTH TAX RETURNS, MICHAELMAS 1664, ed. Nesta Evans & Susan Rose, British Record Society, 2000; with maps and tables; index of names, index of places, index of trades and conditions, subject index; cxx+385pp; 8vo; orig. plum cloth gilt, dust-wrapper, in very good condition. 16 pounds

 

INDEX OF THE PROBATE RECORDS OF THE COURT OF THE ARCHDEACON OF ELY 1513-1857, Index Library,

Vol. 88, British Record Society, 1976; alphabetical order of testators/intestates, sketch map, indexes of place names and trades, 228pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, very lightly used. 18 pounds

 

Cheshire

 

NEWBOLD ASTBURY AND ITS HISTORY, Rev. J. E. G. Cartlidge, Congleton, 1915; with many extracts from local records and notes on family history; list of subscribers; 22 illus.; xvi + 214 pp.; 8vo; a few (apparently informed) pencil notes in margins, orig. gilt dec. green cloth, a good copy. 28 pounds

 

THE HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF SANDBACH, CO. CHESTER, J.P.Earwaker [1890], facsimile reprint,

E. J. Morten, 1972; Including the Two Chapelries of Holmes Chapel and Goostrey; from original records; frequent pedigrees and illustrations in black and white; index; xiv + 316 pp.; large 8vo; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, a good, firm copy. 35 pounds

 

HISTORY OF CONGLETON, W. B. Stephens, 1st edition, Manchester University Press, 1970; Published to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the granting of the charter to the town; illus. including photographic plates and maps; index;

xviii + 365 pp.; 8vo; original blue cloth gilt, dust-jacket, a good, firm copy. 15 pounds

 

CONGLETON PAST AND PRESENT: A HISTORY OF THIS OLD CHESHIRE TOWN, Robert Head [1887], reprinted, Old Vicarage Publications, 1987; 32 illus.; index; xx + 290 pp.; 8vo; contents browned, original blue cloth gilt, faded, spine and upper cover a little marked, a sound copy. 10 pounds

 

THE REGISTERS OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF GAWSWORTH ... 1557-1837, ed. R. Dickinson, The Ancient Monuments Society, 1955; index of names, index of places, miscellaneous index; viii + 347 pp., plus corrigenda page; folio; an ex-library copy with a few library marks, a hardback bound in gilt decorated black boards, some wear on exterior parts, but a sound volume. 25 pounds

 

CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS A HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF PRESTBURY, IN CHESHIRE, Frank Renaud, Chetham Society, 1876; pedigrees; 14 illus. including parish map; index; viii + 244 pp.; small 4to; small inkstamp on p. 1, rebound in green cloth gilt, in good condition. 18 pounds

 

THE MANOR OF GAWSWORTH, CHESHIRE, Raymond Richards, E. J. Morten, 1974; frequent illustrations; 329 pp., plus appendix, bibliography and index; 8vo; original red cloth gilt, dust-jacket, in good condition10 pounds

 

A HISTORY OF MACCLESFIELD, Stella C. Davies, 1st edition, Manchester University Press, 1961; frequent illustrations; xiv + 404 pp.; original plum cloth gilt, dust-jacket (torn), in good condition10 pounds

 

THE VALE ROYAL OF ENGLAND, OR THE COUNTY PALATINE OF CHESTER, P Timmis Smith [1656], facsimile reprint, Heads, 1990; frequent illustrations (especially armorial); a few pedigrees; index; 8vo; original green cloth gilt, a good, firm copy. 18 pounds

 

KELLY: DIRECTORY OF CHESHIRE 1914, Kelly Directories Ltd.; folding coloured county map; xv+1084+22pp; including adverts.; large 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, a very good copy. 110 pounds

 

NORTHWICH HUNDRED POLL TAX 1660 AND HEARTH TAX 1664, Lancs. & Cheshire Record Soc., Vol. 119, 1979; sketch map, index, ix+335pp; 8vo; orig. green cloth gilt, spine faded, a firm, clean copy. 12 pounds

 

NOTITIA CESTRIENSIS, OR HISTORICAL NOTICES OF THE DIOCESE OF CHESTER, F. Gastrell & F. Raines, 2 vols. in 4, Chetham Society, Vols. 8, 19, 21 & 22, 1845-1850; arranged by deaneries (in Cheshire and Lancs.); 4to; orig. gilt dec. cloth, faded, a sound set. 40 pounds

 

NOTES ON THE PARISH CHURCHES OF WIRRAL, W. Fergusson Irvine, Liverpool, 1896; illus. frontispiece; 32pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, discoloured, a firm volume. 15 pounds

 

INDEX TO WILLS AND ADMINISTRATIONS FORMERLY PRESERVED IN THE PROBATE REGISTRY, CHESTER, 1831-1833, Lancs. & Cheshire Rec. Soc., Vol. 118, 1978; separate alphabetical lists for Lancs., Cheshire and Welsh wills; indexes of occupations and places; li+165pp; 8vo; orig. green cloth gilt, lightly used. 15 pounds

 

 

 

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