Rutland, North Luffenham - Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1572-1812. Searchable Parish Records. PRS4... More Info
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Transcript of the Rutland section of the 1873 Return of Owners of Land, with notes on most of the 563 entries. Analysis of who they were, where they came from and what they did. Special sections on Lyddington parish and on a mysterious group of small landowners with strong Gloucestershire connections. Illustrations, tables, index of addresses (60pp). In the early 1870s there were serious social...More Info
This work describes how the county of Rutland was governed in the unsettled times of the seventeenth century. At that time, many tasks of government were almost exclusively undertaken at a local level. Fortunately many Rutland Justices of the Peace papers and Lieutenancy archives survive from this period, enabling us to illustrate how Rutland’s ruling elite approached their responsibilities. The...More Info
Preston Manor House - study of this early 17th century home of the Sheild family, Rutland; Witch bottle from Exton, Rutland, with analysis of its contents; Populations trends in Rutland 1851-1911 - a study of migration patterns; Lost Rutland public houses; Rutland History, buildings (including Lyddington Manor Project) & Archaeology in 2014
Medieval woodlands of Rutland c1086-c1540, with gazetteer; Social investigations - education in early Victorian Rutland, with appendix: Manchester Statistical Society's report on Rutland 1838 (runner-up article in BALH annual awards; see also RR33); Rutland history, buildings & archaeology 2010
Abstracts of all 355 Feet of Fines for Rutland surviving in the National Archives. Discursive introduction covering the form and content of feet of fines, how they relate the Rutland's Victoria County History, and their use as historical sources, including a review of the part played by women in the fines, their relationship to the county's political geography, and their purpose. Fully indexed and...More Info