This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...OO. O2. o to bee at Halifax ) pd for hire of a horse to Chester &. Midlwiche............... 'This year there was a violent outbreak of the Plague at Chester, which caused a great many deaths. Money was collected for the relief of the sufferers, and this "ntry gives the cost of Mr. Henry Neild taking the money collected in Manchester to Chester. 2 That is since the violent outbreak of the Plague in the town in 1645. (S66 P-"9l note 1.) He was probably employed in collecting money in various places for the relief of the town. 3 This man, coming to Manchester, was detained at "the Towns end," i.e., outside the town, till it was seen that he was free from all infection of the Plague. 4 Edward Turner was now apparently Deputy Constable. (See p. 130, note 4.) pd John Barber for Diet for James Reinscroft & 6 More in his company came by passe pd for a horse to Berrie Bury pd Robt Hill 2o" wh hee lent y Towne Deliu"1 to James Johnson begininge of y" sickenesse pd James Lightbowne lent Towne at same tyme pd William Shelmerdyne1 vpon ace1') of his seruice done to y Towne this o5. oo. o yeare ) pd Mr Sam: Hamer Hiecunstable to-) wards repaire of blackebrooke bridge! o1. 15. II & Ringley bridge ) pd for Carieinge a Criple to Ardweeke by 2 men pd more by giuen y Criple oo. o2. o pd more for 2 Wards oo. o1. o pd John Bowker wiffe vpon acet of) monie oweinge her Husband being ( o3. oo. o ordered to bee pd by Leete courte2... ) pd Henery Walker for pclaiminge y Court2 seuerall tymes & for other seruices done for y Towne pd Thomas Bullocke for makeinge ace' of his note 'A previous payment of £$ to William Shelmerdine, ' by order of Court Leet," was made on December 18th. (See p. 131.) He was formerly the Deputy Con...
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