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Solothurn. 'Verzeichnung abgestorbenen Herren Zunft Brüderen beyden Pfisteren'.

Reference code
MSS/0367
Title
Solothurn. 'Verzeichnung abgestorbenen Herren Zunft Brüderen beyden Pfisteren'.
Date
After 1785, with additions to 1809
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.iii + 29. Folio. Vellum, over board, pen decoration on the covers and spine, with green cotton ties. Lettered 'TODTEN RODUL', on a red lettering-piece.
Scope and content
'Verzeichnung abgestorbenen Herren Zunft Brüderen beyden Pfisteren'. Obituary in the form of coats of arms or marks of members of the guild of millers and bakers in the town of Solothurn, Switzerland, from 1635-1809; after 1785, continued by several hands to 1809. Swiss German. Title page (fol. iii), two skeletons as supporters holding a coronet over two coloured shields (arms of the Pfistern of Solothurn, cf. Wappen der Bürger von Solothurn (1937)). Contains 257 coloured shields, arranged in three rows of three. Occasional personal notes, eg. age at death, added to the identifications beneath the shields. Many pages blank.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/367
Archival history
Owned by Adolph Schaedler, 'Fürsprech & Notar Solothurn', fol. ii.
Language
Swiss German