The historic counties of Cheshire, Cumberland, Durham, Lancs, Northumberland, Westmorland and Yorks
Feet of Fines
Final concords for Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Sussex and Yorkshire. 8 volumes.
Maps (Ordnance Survey)
The complete 1:10,560 series, and 1:2,500 maps for selected areas (Epoch 1). 2 volumes.
Lancashire Assize Rolls: 4 John - 13 Edward I
A calendar of assize rolls for Lancashire for the thirteenth century, preserved in The National Archives. Originally published in two volumes by the Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (volumes 47 & 49, 1903-5).
A Topographical Dictionary of England
Seventh edition. Contains detailed topographical accounts of places, parishes and counties in England. Originally published in four volumes, here given together.
Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Including the Borough of Gateshead
The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.
The Manuscripts of Lincoln, Bury St. Edmunds etc.
Fourteenth report, Appendix; part VIII
Describes the manuscript collections of the Corporations of Lincoln, Bury St. Edmunds, Great Grimsby and Hertford, and of the Deans and Chapters of Lichfield and Worcester cathedrals. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
Court of common pleas: The National Archives, CP40
The records of this central common law court for the fifteenth century; records held by The National Archives with the class of CP40. Hitherto unpublished, the database was first produced as part of the AHRC-funded 'Londoners and the Law' project (AHRC AR119247). It was further augmented by the 'London women and the economy before and after the Black Death' project (ESRC RES-00-22-3343) and with funding from the Marc Fitch Fund.
The Barrington Papers, volume 1
Publications of the Navy Records Society, vol. 77
Selections from the papers of Admiral the Hon. Samuel Barrington. They include: his early Order Books; a private letter book; his Journal, and several other papers. Together they relate to the period from 1747 to 1799.
Parliament Rolls of Medieval England
Transcriptions from the manuscript rolls of all parliaments which survive for the period 1275 to 1504. The transcriptions - in Latin, Anglo-Norman or Middle English - are presented in parallel with a modern English translation. There is also a description of each parliament of the period, including for those of which no roll survives.
Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820
A dictionary of nearly 4,000 terms found used in documents relating to trade and retail in early modern Britain. It represents part of a larger dataset produced by the Dictionary Project at the University of Wolverhampton, by whose kind permission it is reproduced here.
Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714
This volume lists members of the University of Oxford from 1500 to 1714, along with brief biographical details such as ecclesiastical positions held and family relationships among the alumni.
Roger Whitley's Diary 1684-1697
Bodleian Library, MS Eng Hist c 711
Diary of a Cheshire gentleman, Whig Member of Parliament for Chester in 1689-97 and landholder in Wales, covering a period in which he steered a difficult political course. Michael Stevens' transcription is published by permission of the Bodleian Library.