Manchester Constables' Accounts, 1612-1647 & 1743-1776 Volumes I, II & III
Manchester Constables' Accounts,
1612-1647 & 1743-1776
Volumes I, II & III
Edited by J.P. Earwalker, M.A., F.S.A.
This important set of Constables' Accounts for Manchester is full of detail about local law and order, punishment of vagrants, passes to travel to parish of settlement, etc.
Hundreds of names are included. These include names of whores, vagrants whipped, plus lists of the inhabitants of Manchester in the years 1648, 1651, 1659 and 1666.
Over 1000 pages of information. Very useful for family history and local history.
This set is thought to contain the oldest surviving Constables' Accounts in England.
A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader