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LANCASTER AND CHESTER.
Council for the year 1868-9.
Milnrow, and Rural Dean.
Dean of Prestwich.
Mem. Corr. Soc. Antiq. de Normandie.
RULES OF THE CHETHAM SOCIETY. 1. That the Society shall be limited to three hundred and fifty members.
2. That the Society shall consist of members being subscribers of one pound annually, such subscription to be paid in advance, on or before the day of general meeting in each year. The first general meeting to be held on the 23rd day of March, 1843, and the general meeting in each year afterwards on the 1st day of March, unless it should fall on a Sunday, when some other day is to be named by the Council.
3. That the affairs of the Society be conducted by a Council, consisting of a permanent President and Vice-President, and twelve other members, including a Treasurer and Secretary, all of whom shall be elected, the first two at the general meeting next after a vacancy shall occur, and the twelve other members at the general meeting annually.
4. That any member may compound for his future subscriptions by the payment of ten pounds.
5. That the accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Society be audited annually, by three auditors, to be elected at the general meeting; and that any member who shall be one year in arrear of his subscription, shall no longer be considered as belonging to the Society.
6. That every member not in arrear of his annual subscription, be entitled to a copy of each of the works published by the Society.
7. That twenty copies of each work shall be allowed to the editor of the same, in addition to the one to which he may be entitled as a member.
Applications and communications to be addressed to the PRESIDENT, 6, Booth Street, Piccadilly, Manchester, or to the HONORARY SECRETARY, 9 Blackfriars.
PUBLICATIONS OF THE CHETHAM SOCIETY.
First year (1843–4).
I. Travels in Holland, the United Provinces, England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1634 - 1635. By Sir
William Brereton, Bart. Edited by Edward HAWKINS, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A., F.L.S. pp. viii, 206. II. Tracts relating to Military Proceedings in Lancashire during the Great Civil War. Edited and
Illustrated from Contemporary Documents by GEORGE ORMEROD, D.C.L., F.R.S., F.S.A., F.G.S.,
author of "The History of Cheshire.” pp. xxxii, 372. III. Chester's Triumph in Honor of her Prince, as it was performed upon St. George's Day 1610, in
the foresaid Citie. Reprinted from the original edition of 1610, with an Introduction and Notes. Edited by the Rev. Tnomas CORSER, M.A. pp. xviii, 36.
Second year (1844-5).
IV. The Life of Adam Martindale, written by himself, and now first printed from the original manu
script in the British Museum. Edited by the Rev. RICHARD PARKINSON, B.D., Canon of Manchester.
Pp. xvi, 246. V. Lancashire Memorials of the Rebellion, 1715. By Samuel HIBBERT-WARE, M.D., F.R.S.E., &c.
pp. X, 56, and xxviii, 292. VI. Potts's Discovery of Witches in the county of Lancaster. Reprinted from the original edition of
1613; with an Introduction and Notes by James CROSSLEY, Esq. pp. lxxx, 184, 52.
Third year (1845–6). VII. Iter Lancastrense, a Poem written a.d. 1636, by the Rev. Richard James. Edited by the Rev.
THOMAS CORSER, M.A. pp.cxii, 86. Folding Pedigree.
Edited by the Rev. F. R. RAINES, M.A., F.S.A. Vol. I. pp. xvi, 396. Plate.
Fourth year (1846–7).
X. The Coucher Book or Chartulary of Whalley Abbey. Edited by W. A. Hulton, Esq. Vol. I.
pp. xl, 338. Plate. XI. The Coucher Book or Chartulary of Whalley Abbey. Vol. II. pp. 339-636. XII. The Moore Rental. Edited by Thomas HIVYWOOD, Esq., F.S.A. pp. lxx, 158.
Fifth year (1847–8).
XIII. The Diary and Correspondence of Dr.John Worthington. Edited by Jas. Crossley, Esq. Vol. I.
pp. viii, 398.
XIV. The Journal of Nicholas Assheton. Edited by the Rev. F.R.RAINES, M.A., F.S.A. pp. xxx, 164. XV. The Holy Lyfe and History of Saynt Werburge, very frutefull for all Christen People to rede.
Edited by EDWARD HAWKINS, Esq. pp. xxviii, 10, 242.
Sixth year (1848–9).
XVI. The Coucher or Chartulary of Whalley Abbey. Vol. III. pp. xli-liv, 637–936.
Edited by Thomas HEYWOOD, Esq., F.S.A. pp. xl, 242.
Seventh year (1849–50).
XIX. Notitia Cestriensis. Vol. II. Part I. Lancashire, Part 1. pp. iv, 160, xxviii.
1314. XXI. Notitia Cestriensis. Vol. II. Part II. Lancashire, Part II. pp. Ixxvii, 161-352. Plate.
Eighth year (1850-1). XXII. Notitia Cestriensis. Vol. II. Part III. Lancashire, Part III. (Conclusion). pp. 353-621. XXIII. A Golden Mirrour; conteininge certaine pithie and figurative visions prognosticating good
fortune to England, &c. By Richard Robinson of Alton. Reprinted from the only known copy of the original edition of 1589 in the British Museum, with an Introduction and Notes by the Rev.
Thomas CORSER, M.A., F.S.A. pp. xxii, 10, 96.
Papers connected with the affairs of Milton and bis Family. Edited by J. F. Marsh, Esq. pp 46. Plate.
Epistolary Reliques of Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquaries, 1653–73. Communicated by GEORGE ORMEROD, D.C.L., F.R.S., F.S.A., and F.G.S. pp. 16.
Calendars of the Names of Families which entered their several Pedigrees in the successive Heraldic Visitations of the County Palatine of Lancaster. Communicated by George ORMEROD, D.C.L., F.R.S., F.S.A., and F.G.S. pp. 26.
A Fragment, illustrative of Sir Wm. Dugdale's Visitation of Lancashire. From MSS. in the possession of the Rev. F. R. RAINES, M.A., F.S.A. pp. 8.
Ninth year (1851–2). XXV. Cardinal Allen's Defence of Sir William Stanley's Surrender of Deventer. Edited by THOMAS
HEYWOOD, Esq., F.S.A. pp.c, 38.
Pp. xxv, 184.
Tenth year (1852–3).
XXVIII. The Jacobite Trials at Manchester in 1694. Edited by WILLIAM BEAMONT, Esq. pp.xc, 132. XXIX. The Stanley Papers, Part I. The Earls of Derby and the Verse Writers and Poets of the six
teenth and seventeenth centuries. By Thomas HEYWOOD, Esq., F.S.A. pp. 64. XXX. Documents relating to the Priory of Penwortham, and other Possessions in Lancashire of the
Abbey of Evesham. Edited by W. A Hulton, Esq. pp. lxxviii, 136.
Eleventh year (1853–4).
XXXI. The Stanley Papers, Part II. The Derby Household Books, comprising an account of the
Household Regulations and Expenses of Edward and Henry, third and fourth Earls of Derby ; together with a Diary, containing the names of the guests who visited the latter Earl at his houses in Lancashire : by William Farrington, Esq., the Comptroller. Edited by the Rev. F. R. Raines,
M.A., F.S.A. pp. xcviii, 247. Five Plates. XXXII. The Private Journal and Literary Remains of John Byrom. Edited by RICHARD PARKINSON,
D.D., F.S.A. Vol. I. Part I. pp. x, 320. Portrait. XXXIII. Lancashire and Cheshire Wills and Inventories from the Ecclesiastical Court, Chester.
The First Portion. Edited by the Rev. G. J. PICCOPE, M.A. pp. vi, 196.
Twelfth year (1854-5).
XXXIV. The Private Journal and Literary Remains of John Byrom. Vol. I. Part II. pp. 321-639.
HARLAND, Esq., F.S.A. Part I. pp. 232. Frontispiece.
Thirteenth year (1855–6).
XXXVII. Chetham Miscellanies. Vol. II. Edited by William Langton, Esq. : containing
The Rights and Jurisdiction of the County Palatine of Chester, the Earls Palatine, the Chamberlain, and other Officers. Edited by Joseph Brooks Yates, F.A.S., G.S., and P.S. pp. 37.
The Scottish Field. (A Poem on the Battle of Flodden.) Edited by John Robson, Esq. pp. xv, 28.
Examynatyons towcheynge Cokeye More, Temp. Hen. VIII. in a dispute between the Lords of the Manors of Middleton and Radelyffe. Communicated by the Rev. F. R. RAINES, M.A., F.S.A. pp. 30.
A History of the Ancient Chapel of Denton, in Manchester Parish. By the Rer. John BOOKER, M.A., F.S.A. pp. viii, 148. Three Plates.
A Letter from John Bradshawe of Gray's Inn to Sir Peter Legh of Lyme. Edited by WILLIAM LAN TON, Esq. pp. 6.
Facsimile of a Deed of Richard Bussel to Church of Evesham (for insertion in vol. xxx). XXXVIII. Bibliographical Notices of the Church Libraries of Turton and Gorton bequeathed by
Humphrey Chetham. Edited by GILBERT J. FRENCH, Esq. pp. 199. Illustrated Title. XXXIX. The Farington Papers. Edited by Miss FFARINGTON. pp. xvi, 179. Five plates of Signatures.
Fourteenth year (1856–7).
XL. The Private Journal and Literary Remains of John Byrom. Vol. II. Part I. pp. 326 and two
Indexes. XLI, The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall. Part II. pp. 233-472.
Portrait. XLII. A History of the Ancient Chapels of Didsbury and Chorlton, in Manchester Parish, including
Sketches of the Townships of Didsbury, Withington, Burnage, Heaton Norris, Reddish, Levenshulme, and Chorlton-cum-Hardy: together with Notices of the more Ancient Local Families, and Particulars relating to the Descent of their Estates. By the Rev. John BOOKER, M.A., F.S.A. pp. viii, 337; Seven Illustrations.
Fifteenth year (1857–8).
XLIII. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall. Part III. pp. x
473–776. XLIV. The Private Journal and Literary Remains of John Byrom. Vol. II. Part II. pp. 327–654.
Byrom Pedigrees, pp. 41 and three folding sheets; Index, pp. v.
B.D., of Clitheroe. With Memoirs of his Life. By the Rev. CANON RAINES, M.A., F.S.A. pp. xc, 230. Two Plates.
Sixteenth year (1858–9).
XLVI. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall. Part IV. (Con
clusion). pp. 777--1171. XLVII. A History of the Ancient Chapel of Birch, in Manchester Parish, including a Sketch of the
Township of Rusholme : together with Notices of the more Ancient Local Families, and Particulars relating to the Descent of their Estates. By the Rev. John BOOKER, M.A., F.S.A. Pp. viii, 255.
Four Plates. XLVIII. A Catalogue of the Collection of Tracts for and against Popery (published in or about the
reign of James II.) in the Manchester Library founded by Humphrey Chetham; in which is incorporated, with large Additions and Bibliographical Notes, the whole of Peck's List of the Tracts in that Controversy, with his References. Edited by Thomas Jones, Esq. B.A. Part I. pp. xii, 256.
Seventeenth year (1859–60).
XLIX. The Lancashire Lieutenancy under the Tudors and Stuarts. The Civil and Military Govern
ment of the County, as illustrated by a series of Royal and other Letters; Orders of the Privy Council, the Lord Lieutenant, and other Authorities, &c., &c. Chiefly derived from the Shuttleworth MSS. at Gawthorpe Hall, Lancashire. Edited by John HARLAND, Esq., F.S.A. Part I.
pp. cxx, 96. Seven Plates. L. The Lancashire Lieutenancy under the Tudors and Stuarts. Part II. (Conclusion). pp. 97–333. LI. Lancashire and Cheshire Wills and Inventories from the Ecclesiastical Court, Chester. The Second
Portion. pp. vi, 283.