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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John Noble, 1856 - English language - 824 pages
 

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Contents

Augustine Friar 111 Franciscan Friars 112 Guilds 113 St Botolphs Guild
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Seal of Corpus Christi Guild Thompson Thompson
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Corpus Christi uild 115 Extracts from the Register 116 Obits celebrated 123 Rent
147
Seal of the Guild of St George
153
St Botol hs Church Probable mode of raising the money by which it was erected
160
A church cdicated to St Botolph mentioned in 1090 161 Notices of this church
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CemeteryChapel W H Prior Bo1ton
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St Botolphs Church S E J S Prout
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The Font St Botolphs
180
AltarTomb of a Knight
184
Ancient OakChest J W Archer
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Description of the exterior 175 Description of the interior 180 Library 187 Holles
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Portrait of Thomas Lawe J Palmer
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Boundaries of the parish of Boston 199 The Scirebeck 199 Maud Foster
200
Burton Corner House W G Miller Bolton
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Heronshaw Hall 201 Fishtoft Hundred 202 Burton Corner 203 Wide Bargate
207
Congregational Church
210
Ancient House Archer Lane W H Prior Bolton
212
Wesleyan Centenary Chapel 208 Congregational Church 209 History of theatrical
220
The Athenwum W G Miller 122
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House of Correction 230 Remains of Dominican Friary and National Schools
231
Grammar School J W Archer Bolton
239
Union Workhouse
245
Hall of the Guild of St Mary now t e Town all 235 Gysors Hall 236 Duckficld
247
The Old Bridge G F Sargent
252
Irby Hall 255 High Street Furthen Lane or West Street 256 Railway station
254
Old WhiteHorse Inn G F Sargent Bolton
259
General Baptist Chapel 176 Jewitt J ewitt 221
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Gasworks c 258 Doughty Quay Carmelite Friary 258 The Old White Horse 25
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Erection Lands and list of them in 1553 272 Beadsmen 277 Bridge 278 Henry
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Corporation Arms H B Manly
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Roman Earthen Jug H B Manly
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Richmond Fee 800
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Life of St Botol h and legend respectin him from John of Tynemonth 369 Tilney family eminent liadies connected with t e family Pedigree c 373 H...
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Anne Ayscongh 385 and 387 Kmes of Lincoln 388 John De Kirketon Richard
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Pilgrim Fathers 424 Early emigrants to New England from Boston and its neighbour
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family of Rich Earls of Holland and of Nassau Viscount Boston 435 Rev Thomas
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The manor of Skirbeck from 1334 464 Hospital of St John of Jerusalem from about
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Extensive repairs in 1854 485 Holles Church N otes 486 List of rectors
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Testa de Nevill c 497 An annual fair held in 1263 curious description of the parish
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Pcachey or Peché Hall manor and family 503 Poynton and Farceux families 504
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population c 520 School charities c
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528 Extent population c Pinchbeck family 529 School charities c
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market held here in 1281 534 History of the manor 537 The church 538 Hollcs
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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 Locke
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Goodrick family 606 Gilbert family and memoir of the Rev Joseph Gilbert
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Fens projected by C arles I in 1629 625 Grants to Sir Robert Killigrew c in 1629
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The Commoners petition 630 The Earl of Lindsoys partial inclosure of Holland
636
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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and the history of those changes 652 Dr Stukeleys opinion 653 Reference to the Delta
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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 Borm _Rare plants
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Provincialisms c 698 Proverbs phrases comparisons superstitions omens
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Appendix
737
Members of the Corpus Christi Guild at Boston who were oflicially 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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IuosxorNAMrs
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LIST or SUBscRmnBs
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