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City of Worcester, and miscellaneous notes

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City of Worcester, and miscellaneous notes
17th - 18th century
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Extent and format
ff. vii + 293.
Reversed calf binding, with blind-tooling. Bookplate of the Rev. Charles Lyttelton, fol. i; his contents list, and notes, fols. iii, iv, vi verso. Later notes on the contents by Peter Prattinton, fol. iii verso.
Scope and content
Mostly in the hand of Dr William Thomas (Amphlett, I (1895), 24-5), with autograph notes by Habington on Battenhall, fols. 91-2v, and civic officers, fols. 212v-13. The accounts of William Sandys's waterworks at Evesham, fols. 210, 293, may also derive from Habington (Amphlett, II (1899), 468-9), although fol. 210 is said to have been transcribed by George Ballard, 1737, from a MS of Elizabeth Elstob.


(1) 'Of the City of Worcester'. Arranged by parishes, fols. 1-247v;-

(2) Ancient and modern hundreds, fols. 248-55v;-

(3) Rivers. fols. 256-7v;-

(4) Limits and bounds of the ancient forests of Worcestershire. fols. 258-62;-

(5) Transcript of Domesday for Worcestershire. 264-80v;-

(6) Miscellaneous transcripts mainly relating to forests and Malvern Chase, fols. 281-92v.
Habington, Thomas (1560-1647), antiquary
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