cd burgess books vol1 21

Bristol Burgess Books Volumes 1 to 21. Index & Transcripts 1557-1995

Published: April 2005

£9.00 + postage & packing

The contents of this CD is divided into a burgess index, a patron index and a transcript of the Burgess Books (click the links to see an example).

The Burgess Books of Bristol record the names of thousands of men (and occasionally women) admitted to the freedom of the city in an almost unbroken sequence from 1557 to 1995. For more information, please click here to see an article located elsewhere on this website.

These books effectively comprise 23 volumes, although they are actually numbered from 1 to 21, with volumes 1 and 3 each comprising of two parts.
 

Vol 1: 5th Oct 1557 to 5th Aug 1587

Vol 1A: 26th Aug 1587 to 2nd Jun 1599

Vol 2: 29th Sep 1607 to 23rd Oct 1651

Vol 3A: 20th Nov 1651 to 16th Apr 1662

Vol 3B: 21st Apr 1662 to 8th Feb 1690

Vol 4: 10th Feb 1690 to 29 Sep 1705

Vol 5: 1st Oct 1705 to 26th Sep 1713

Vol 6: 30th Sep 1713 to 16 Jan 1727

Vol 7: 18th Jan 1727 to 11th May 1732

Vol 8: 8th Aug 1732 to 19th Oct 1739

Vol 9: 19th Oct 1739 to 22nd Dec 1743

Vol 10: 22nd Nov 1743 to 27th Jan 1749

Vol 11: 9th Feb 1749 to 18th Feb 1755

Vol 12: 19th Feb 1755 to 24th Dec 1759

Vol 13: 29th Dec 1759 to 10th Feb 1768

Vol 14: 10th Feb 1768 to 1st Oct 1774

Vol 15: 1st Oct 1774 to 24th Aug 1780

Vol 16: 24th Aug 1780 to 20th Sep 1786

Vol 17: 30th Sep 1786 to 28th Sep 1812

Vol 18: 30th Sep 1812 to 12th Oct 1818

Vol 19: 23rd Oct 1818 to 13th Sep 1828

Vol 20: 29th Oct 1828 to 28th Sep 1830

Vol 21: 10th Dec 1830 to 19th May 1995

 

 
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