The history and antiquities of Boston: and the villages of Skirbeck, Fishtoft, Freiston, Butterwick, Benington, Leverton, Leake, and Wrangle; comprising the hundred of Skirbeck, in the county of Lincoln

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Longman, 1856 - Boston (England) - 824 pages
 

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Contents

Corpus Christi Guild 115 Extracts from the Register 116 Obits celebrated 123 Rent
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Inventory of property at the dissolution 141 Guild of St Peter and St Paul
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church c 155 Chantries 156 Sale of the plate of the Boston Guilds 157 Companies
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A church dedicated to St Botolph mentioned in 1090 161 Notices of this church
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Description of the exterior 175 Description of the interior 180 Library 187 Holies
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Boundaries of the parish of Boston 199 The Scirebeck 199 Maud Foster
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Heronshaw Hall 201 Fishtoft Hundred 202 Burton Corner 203 Wide Bargate
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Wesleyan Centenary Chapel 208 Congregational Church 209 History of theatrical
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House of Correction 230 Remains of Dominican Friary and National Schools
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Hall of the Guild of St Mary now the Town Hall 235 Gysors Hall 236 Duckfield
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Irby Hall 255 High Street Furthend Lane or West Street 256 Railway station
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Heslam Alley and Chapel 259 Chapel of Ease 260 General Baptists Chapel and Con
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Erection Lands and list of them in 1553 272 Beadsmen 277 Bridge 278 Henry
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relinquished and suspended charities 283 Grammar School list of masters and ushers
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charity funds 288 Laughtons Charity School 290 Blue Coat School 291 Boston
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Richmond Fee
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the Honour of Richmond Honour of Richmond in 1280 313 Of the property in Boston
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Exports of wool leather and woolfels 1279 to 1303 328 Wine trade 1274 c
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Curious notices of the trade c 1281 to 1353 334 Officers of the Customs 1274 c
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Sir Francis Walsingham by Queen Elizabeth 342 Manufacture of coarse earthenware
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importance and sources of its present prosperity 347 c Phoenix Foundry and Boston
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Sluice erected in 1500 357 Sluices built at Langrick and Hammond Beck 1601
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Grand Sluice erected 1766 361 Improvements in 1788 and 1812 362 Gradual diminu
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family eminent ladies connected with the family Pedigree c 373 Hollands
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vicars c 528 Extent population c Pinchbeck family 529 School charities
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market held here in 1281 534 History of the manor 537 The church 538 Holies
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Historical notices from the Conquest 550 Manor of Leverton 554 Church
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Ancient stalls 556 The two rectories and list of rectors from 1333 557 Curious
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commencing 1493 561 Overseers accounts from 1563 571 Constables accounts from
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Chantry of St Lawrence 585 Darby family 586 Bell Hunston Leeke
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Goodrick family 606 Gilbert family and memoir of the Rev Joseph Gilbert
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Frith Bank Historical notices from 1236 614 Church Schoolhouse c
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pediments to their inclosure 623 Correspondence between Sir William Dugdale and
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The Commoners petition 630 The Earl of Lindsoys partial inclosure of Holland
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Grant of Henry Heron of Cressy Hall to the Commoners in 1713 636 Inclosure of
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causes thereof and probable
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Opposing opinion of Mr Brailsford 663 Submarine Forest on the Lincolnshire coast
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Strata passed through in boring for water at Boston 1746 and 1783 666 Mr Fareys
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Freshwater and shellfish 679 Herringfishery 681 Solens or razorshells
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shrimps saltwater fish sturgeons c whales cast ashore 682 Botany Rare plants
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Provincialisms c 698 Proverbs phrases comparisons superstitions omens
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Appendix
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Members of the Corpus Christi Guild at Boston who were officially connected with
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other places 749 Monastic libraries in Lincolnshire 754 Extracts from the Parish
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Hussey Hall 772 Lincolnshire persons charged with high treason 1642 773 Guild
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Rev John Cotton 784 Rev Samuel Whiting 784 Samuel Leigh
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Index of Names
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List of Subscribers
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