Notes and Queries for Worcestershire
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Notes and Queries for Worcestershire

By John Noake
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Table of Contents
  • NOTES AND QUERIES FOR Worcestershire.
  • Preface.
  • Index.
  • PARISH RECORDS OF THE CITY OF WORCESTER.
    • St. Michael's.
    • St. Swithin's.
    • St. Nicholas
    • St. Peter's.
    • St. Andrew's.
    • St. Helen's.
    • St. Alban's.
    • St. Martin's.
    • All Saints.
    • St. John's.
    • St. Clement's.
    • Claines.
  • COUNTY SESSIONS RECORDS.
    • Witchcraft.
    • Crime.
    • The Gaol.
    • The Poor.
    • Social Regulations.
    • The Church and the People.
    • Dissenting Chapels and Meeting Houses.
    • The Civil Wars.
    • A Traveller's Passport.
    • Bridges and Highways.
    • The Plague.
    • Theatres.
    • Compositions to the King's Household.
  • Worcestershire Manuscripts.
    • THE DINELEY MANUSCRIPTS.
    • THE JEFFRIES MANUSCRIPTS.
    • DIARY OF MISTRESS JOYCE JEFFRIES.
    • THE TOWNSEND MANUSCRIPTS.
    • VACARIUS' ROMAN LAW.
    • ABINGTON'S MANUSCRIPT.
    • BISHOP SWINFIELD'S ROLL.
    • BISHOP SKINNER.
    • DODDINGTREE HUNDRED TWO CENTURIES AGO.
  • Superstitions.
    • BELLS
    • GOOD FRIDAY
    • BEES.
    • CHARMS
    • TOUCHING FOR THE KING'S EVIL
    • WITCHCRAFT.
    • GHOSTS.
    • LOVE SPELLS.
  • Legends and Traditions.
  • Old Customs.
    • THE BABES OF BETHLEHEM.
    • RINGING FOR THE PARSON.
    • BAPTISMS.
    • CRABBING THE PARSON.
    • PRIMITIVE CATHEDRAL CUSTOMS.
    • MARRIAGE CUSTOM.
    • FUNEREAL.
    • ASCENSION DAY.
    • GUY FAULX.
    • "ROYAL OAK DAY"—MAY 29,
    • MOTHERING SUNDAY.
    • ALL FOOLS' DAY.
    • PLEDGING.
    • MAY-POLES.
    • HEAVING.
    • VALENTINE'S DAY
    • MORRIS DANCING
    • THE "WAITS"
    • THE CURFEW BELL
    • PLUM-PUDDING AND OTHER BELLS.
    • ST. CATHARINE'S DAY.
    • CURIOUS CHARITY, &c.
    • THE WHOOP.
    • TENURE.
    • NICKNAMES.
    • BRIDE ALES.
    • PAUPER RELIEF.
    • CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS.
    • HOP-CRIBBING,
    • BEATING THE BOUNDS.
  • Queries.
    • CIVIL AND MILITARY.
    • THE BLACK PEAR.
    • KING CHARLES'S COINS.
    • HOPS.
    • NEEDLE TRADE.
    • MARINE STORE DEALERS.
    • GROVES.
    • CROMWELL PILLORIED.
    • THE PILLORY, &c.
    • THE MILWARD EVIDENCES.
    • CAST-IRON GRAVE SLABS.
    • STEWPONEY.
    • QUEEN ELIZABETH AT HARTLEBURY.
    • DR. PRATTINTON'S PAPERS.
    • THE PAGEANT HOUSE.
    • CURIOUS DISCOVERY.
    • THE HOLY LOAF.
    • A SOUNDING NAME.
    • THE KING'S DUTY.
    • SCULPTURES ON CHURCHES.
    • THE FIRST WORCESTER PRINTER.
    • KING CHARLES'S STAFF.
    • GIANTS.
    • SAFFRON.
  • Miscellaneous Notes.
    • OLD SAYINGS.
    • A HAPPY VILLAGE.
    • A GREAT FLOOD.
    • OLD FAMILY.
    • BELLS AND BELL-FOUNDERS.
    • TOBACCO.
    • "MEDITATION ON SMOKING.
    • HERMITAGES AND CAVES
    • WORCESTERSHIRE DESCRIBED BY A ROUNDHEAD.
    • PECULIAR WORDS.
    • CURIOUS NAMES OF PLACES.
    • THE CHINA TRADE.
    • LONGEVITY.
    • GLOUCESTER CITY GATES.
    • ANCIENT INNS.
    • A FINE MEMORY.
    • LONGDON MARSHES.
    • HEREDITARY CLERKS AND SEXTONS.
    • THE REV. DR. LEE.
    • THE MARTYR RIDLEY.
    • VERSIFIED WILL.
    • BLOODY POND.
    • CROMWELL'S PROPERTY AND INCOME-TAX.
    • GRAVEYARD PUNNING.
    • KNIGHTS OF THE ROYAL OAK.
    • WORCESTERSHIRE MAGISTRATES IN 1483.
    • NONCONFORMITY.
    • COMMUNICANTS IN 1548.
    • ASSIZE NOTICES.
    • JOHN TALBOT, ESQ., OF SALWARPE.
    • KING'S NORTON LIBRARY.
    • OLD ENGLISH RATS.
    • PAPER.
    • ANCIENT SEAL OF WORCESTER.
    • DESTROYING AN IMAGE AT WORCESTER.
    • EAST WINDOW OF ST. JOHN'S CHURCH.
    • BISHOP THORNBOROUGH'S MONUMENT.
    • VINEYARDS.
    • ECHOES.
    • THE LAST FOOL.
    • NOTES ON ELMLEY LOVETT.
    • COUNTY MAGISTRATES' WAGES.
    • ROYAL VISIT TO KING'S NORTON.
    • CROMWELL'S PARLIAMENT.
    • WORCESTERSHIRE ROYALISTS COMPOUNDING.
    • A QUADRUPLE ALLIANCE.
    • A VIRTUOUS PARISH.
    • DROITWICH BRINE.
    • SMALL PARISHES.
    • A CONTRADICTION.
    • QUEEN ELIZABETH'S ARREARS.
    • WORCESTERSHIRE TOKENS—Seventeenth Century.
    • THE CLOTHING TRADE.
    • THE MORTUARY CLOTH OF THE CLOTHIERS' COMPANY.
    • WEATHER RHYMES AND SAYINGS.
    • SHIP MONEY.
    • FINES FOR NOT TAKING THE ORDER OF KNIGHTHOOD.
    • SLAUGHTER OF DOGS AND CATS.
    • TRACES OF THE STUARTS IN WORCESTERSHIRE.
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