The Publications of the Surtees Society Volume 65

The Publications of the Surtees Society Volume 65

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...for the Emperor Severus, who died there. Mr. Smith, of York, has a manuscript of all remarkable about the cathedrall. Dined with the Lord Mayor, then Mr. Baines.' 1 Seventh son of Gervase Nevile, of Holbeck, by Dorothy, dau. of Francis Cavendish, esq, of Doveridge, died Feb. 18, 1749. (See ped. Thoresby's ' Ducat. Lend.' p. 185; ' Hunter's South Yorkshire, ' vol. ii. p. 393.) 1722, June 13. Thoresby mentions being 'visited by Mr. Cavendish Nevile, to borrow the statutes of New college, Oxon.' (Diary, vol. ii. p. 341.) See antea, p. 254. 'Cavendish Nevil, parson of Norton and justice of pease for Yorkshire, died at Cheet, Sunday, Feb. 18, 1749; buried at Norton, in churchyard, Fryday 23rd. Was six clerp/ymen bearers, had guines apiece instead of corves and hatbands. Age about 73.' (Mower's mem. book.) 2 The wire trade was of some antiquity at Barnsley, which town, we are told, upwards of two centuries ago, excelled every other place in the kingdom for the manufacture of this article, which was mainly attributable to the ingenuity of the workmen, combined with the material used. ('Hist. Barnsley, ' p. 166.) Richard Ashton, Simon Parker, W'illiam Bower, 1653; Thomas Booth, Godfrey Ashton, Leonard Bower, Richard Cooper, 1654; Godfrey Windle, 1655; Gervase Beckett, 1715; Samuel Senior, 1777; John Frudd, 1785; and John Fostard, 1796; are names severally occurring under the description of wire-drawers. 3 M alton. 4 Now Castle Howard. 5 John Brooke, S.'I'.P., instituted to Silkston Dec. 6, 1609,1-ector of Elmley, precentor and canon residentiary of York cathedral, died in the forlieth year of his age. He had resigned Silkston the year before. 31'd.---At more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
  • English
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  • 1236826701
  • 9781236826701