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Three Lancashire Documents of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries.

By HARLAND, John (editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1868, small 4to, pp. xvi,141. A very good copy in the original cloth. Neat and relevant ink inscription on front endpaper. Comprises The Great De Lacy Inquisition of 1311, The Survey of 1320-1346, and The Custom Roll and Rental of the Manor of Ashton-under-Lyne of 1422. Chetham Society, First Series, Vol. 74.


Life of Humphrey Chetham.


Manchester,Chetham Society,1903, two volumes,small 4to,pp.x, 378,vi, 79 pus pedigree (2 pp.), with 9 illustrations. Original cloth, spine of volume 2 a bit crinckled, some foxing, mainly to the last few leaves of the second volume, but a good,sound set. With the signature of Hilda Lofthouse, former Librarian of Chetham's. The final 79 pages consists of Chetham Genealogies by Ernest Axon. Chetham Society, New Series, Vols 49 and 50.


Early Records of the Bankes Family at Winstanley.

By BANKES, Joyce and KERRIDGE, Eric (editors):

Manchester, Chetham Society,1973, small 4to, pp.viii,113, frontis., 3 plates and folding map. Very good condition in original cloth with dust jacket. Chetham Society, Third Series, Vol 21.


The History of the Parish of Bispham, in the County of Lancaster.


Manchester, Chetham Society, 1887, small 4to, pp.iv,143 with two folding pedigrees (Veale and Rigby families). Original cloth, spine a trifle faded, but a very good copy. Bookplate removed from inside front cover, but from a private owner and not a library. Chetham Society, New Series, volume 10.


Lancashire Quarter Sessions Records.

By TAIT, James (editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1917, small 4to,pp. xxxv, 332. Volume 1, Quarter sessions Rolls 1590-1606. No further volumes were published. Original cloth, spine very dull ( as usual with this particular Chetham volume ), front cover stained and old evidence of damp to margins of first few leaves and small area of edge of text block. Just a sound working copy. Chetham Society, New Series, Vol.77.


The History of the Church and Manor of Wigan in the County of Lancaster.

By BRIDGEMAN, George T. O:

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1888-1890, complete in four volumes, small 4to, pp. vii, 836. All in original cloth; the first three are from the country house library at High Legh, Knutsford and have faded spines and some light rubbing, but are in sound condition; the fourth volume is from the Old Rectory Club, Manchester and is in very good condition.. Chetham Society, New Series, Volumes 15-18. Heavy so may require extra postage, especially abroad. Tel;01706 658300.


The Diary of the Rev. Henry Newcome from September 30, 1661 to September 29, 1663. (Newcome's Diary).

By NEWCOME, Rev. Henry, (HEYWOOD, Thomas, editor ):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1849, small 4to, pp. xl, 242. Very good condition in the original cloth. Chetham Society, First Series, Vol. 18. An engraved (and very foxed) portrait of Newcombe is pasted inside the front cover


A Catalogue of the Collection of Tracts For and Against Popery (published in or about the reign of James II.) in the Manchester Library Founded by Humphrey Chetham.

By JONES, Thomas (editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society,1859-1865, two volumes,small 4to,pp. xii, 256, x, 257-525,17. Volumes 48 and 64,first series of the Society's publications. A little light foxing here and there, and a dark stain affecting part of the spine and front cover of the first volume, esle a very good, tight set in the original cloth. Based on Peck's List with extensive additions and bibliographical notices. Extra postage may be required overseas.


Inventories of Goods in the Churches and Chapels of Lancashire Taken in the Year A.D. 1552.

By BAILEY, John Eglington, (editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1879-1888, two volumes, small 4to. Excellent condition in the original cloth. Part 1 covers Salford Hundred and Part 2 West Derby, Blackburn and Leyland Hundreds. Chetham Society, First Series, Vols 107 and 113.


The Family Economy of the Working Classes in the Cotton Industry 1784-1833.

By COLLIER,Frances:

Manchester University Press, 1965, pp.x, 94. Dust jacket price-clipped, one corner bumped, else very good condition.


The Industrial Archaeology of North-west England.


Manchester University Press, for the Chetham Society,1982, pp.241, illustrated. Very good in the original cloth. Chetham Society, Third Series, Volume 29. Covers the old counties of Lancashire and Cheshire, except Furness and Cartmel.


The Stanleys, Lords Stanley and Earls of Derby 1385-1672.

By COWARD, Barry:

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1983, pp. xvi, 252. Dust jacket just a little used and with the price rather brutally clipped from the front flap, but the book is in very good, sound condition. Chetham Society,Third Series, Vol. 30.


A History of the Ancient Chapel of Stretford in Manchester Parish.


Manchester, Chetham Society, 1899 to1903, three volumes, small 4to, pp.viii,276,249,334, with numerous maps and illustrations. Original cloth, a little rubbing to spine ends and edges, and to the corners, but a very sound, tight set of this substantial work. Chetham Society, New Series, Volumes 42, 45 and 51. Very heavy so may require extra postage.(contact us on 01706 658300).


Customs Letter-Books of the Port of Liverpool 1711-1813.

By JARVIS, Rupert C. (editor):

Manchester,Chetham Society,1954, small 4to,pp.xxiv,192. Slight creasing at top corners, previous owner's bookplate inside, else a very good copy in the original cloth. Chetham Society, Tthird Series, Volume 6.


The Agricultural History of Cheshire 1750-1850.

By DAVIES, C. Stella:

Manchester, Chetham Society,1960, small 4to, pp.xii, 230. Very good in the original cloth. Volume 10 in the third series of the Society's publications.


Chetham Miscellanies, Volume 3.


Manchester, Chetham Society, 1862, small 4to. Original cloth, front inner hinge cracking, but good, sound condition. Contains 1. On the South Lancashire Dialect, 2. Rentale of Cockersand, 3. Names of all the Gentlemen of Best Callinge within the County of Lancaster, 4. Some Instructions given by William Booth Esquire upon the Purchase of Warrington, 5. Letter from Sir John Seton, Manchester 1643, 6. Names of Eight Hundred Inhabitants of Manchester, 1679, 7. Pole Book for Manchester, 1690. Chetham Society, First Series, Vol 57. The article on the Lancashire Dialect by Thomas Heywood is notable for a detailed account of Tim Bobbin's (i.e. John Collier's) life and family and of the different editions of his writings. Folding table and map at end.


Abstracts of Inquisitions Post Mortem made by Christopher Towneley and Roger Dodsworth.

By LANGTON, William (editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1875-76, two volumes, small 4to, pp.viii,176,vii,205. The first volume is in excellent condition in the original cloth, the second volume is also in original cloth, but is a little used, with rubbed corners and chipped spine ends. Also the gilt lettering on the spine is dull and there is the label of Lancashire Independent College inside. However this is still a sound set. The first volume covers the reigns of Edward II to Henry V, and the second covers Henry VI to Charles I. Chetham Society, First Series, Vols 95 and 99.


Iter Lancastrense; a Poem Written A.D.1636 by the Rev. Richard James.

By JAMES, Rev. Richard, (Rev. Thomas Corser editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1845, small 4to,pp. cxii, 84, with folding coloured frontispiece, coloured plate and large folding pedigree of Heywood of Heywood. First edition, not to be confused with inferior print-on-demand copies. Original cloth, corners a little bumped, but very good condition. Chetham Society, First Series, Vol.7.


Two "Compoti" of the Lancashire and Cheshire Manors of Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln, XXIV. and XXXIII. Edward I.

By LYONS, Rev. P. A:

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1884. Original edition,small 4to, pp.xxviii, 200. Some foxing to first and last few leaves, else very nice, clean condition in the original cloth. Chetham Society, First Series,Vol 112.


Lancashire Memorials of the Rebellion 1715.

By WARE, Samuel Hibbert:

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1845, small 4to, pp. x, 56, xxviii, 292. Bound in half leather with gilt spine and cloth sides. Binding rubbed, but tight and sound. Contents with the odd finger mark, else very good. Includes The State of Parties in Lancashire before the Rebellion of 1715 and Lancashire during the Rebellion of 1715. Chetham Society, First Series, Vol.5. Plan of the Taking of the Town of Preston after page 112.


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