The thanks of the Society are due to Mr. John Strachan, K.C.,
until lately H.M. Registrar of the Lincoln District Probate
Registry, for his kindness in giving access to the documents
under his charge; and to the clerks of the Registry for their
The editor desires also to acknowledge his debt to Mr. A. Hamilton
Thompson, m.a., f.s.a., upon whose ready help he can always depend.
He is also indebted to the Rev. Canon J. T. Fowler, d.c.l., f.s.a., and
Mr. G. G. Coulton, m.a., for valuable suggestions in connexion with the
Glossary. Miss F. E. Thurlby has given much assistance in the making
of the indexes.
C. W. F.
1st August, 1918.