The Parish Book of St. Helen's Church in Worcester Containing the Parish Registers from AD 1538 to AD 1812 in Two Volumes: Volume I Baptisms; Volume II Marriages, Deaths and Burials

By: Transcribed and Edited By Joseph Bowstead Wilson

Price: £295.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Volume I: No. 19/50; inscribed by the author to JF Willis Bund (the well-known author) from whose collection these 2 volumes came, his bookplate to front pastedown. xi + 336pp, contents cover:- List of Rectors; List of Chauntry Priests; Baptisms, 1538-1812; Index A - Names of Persons; Index B - Names of Places. Volume II: No. 7/50; similarly inscribed. 481pp, contents cover:- Marriages, 1538-1754; Deaths and Burials, 1556-1812; Marriages, 1754-1812; Index A - Names of Persons; Index B - Names of Places. 2 volume set, each quarter bound in cream spine/grey-blue boards, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, small edge tear to 1 page noted, 2 pages uncut. Rubbing to edges and corners, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, small (personal library sticker of JWW Bund) to spine of volume II. Overall an extremely scarce set of an important historical work, of particular interest to genealogists and those studying the history of Worcester. St Helen's is believed to be built on the site of the earliest church in Worcester, possibly dating back to Roman times. Very heavy set, approx weight 4.5kg, extra shipping required to non-UK address.

Title: The Parish Book of St. Helen's Church in Worcester Containing the Parish Registers from AD 1538 to AD 1812 in Two Volumes: Volume I Baptisms; Volume II Marriages, Deaths and Burials

Author Name: Transcribed and Edited By Joseph Bowstead Wilson

Categories: Topography - Worcestershire, Signed Copy, History - UK,

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Publisher: London, Printed at the Chiswick Press: 1900

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: R23806

Keywords: Local History England Topography Worcester Worcestershire St Helen's Church Parish Registers Antiquarian Signed Copy