The Parish Clerk
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The Parish Clerk

By P. H. (Peter Hampson) Ditchfield
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  • THE PARISH CLERK
  • BY
  • P.H. DITCHFIELD
    • M.A., F.S.A.
      • WITH THIRTY-ONE ILLUSTRATIONS
      • First Published in 1907.
    • WITH THIRTY-ONE ILLUSTRATIONS
    • First Published in 1907.
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PREFACE
  • THE PARISH CLERK
  • CHAPTER I
    • OLD-TIME CHOIRS AND PARSONS
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE ANTIQUITY AND CONTINUITY OF THE OFFICE OF CLERK
  • CHAPTER III
    • THE MEDIÆVAL CLERK
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE DUTIES OF READING AND SINGING
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE CLERK IN LITERATURE
  • CHAPTER VI
    • CLERKS TOO CLERICAL. SMUGGLING DAYS AND SMUGGLING WAYS
  • CHAPTER VII
    • THE CLERK IN EPITAPH
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF PARISH CLERKS
  • CHAPTER IX
    • THE CLERKS OF LONDON: THEIR DUTIES AND PRIVILEGES
  • CHAPTER X
    • CLERKENWELL AND CLERKS' PLAYS
  • CHAPTER XI
    • THE CLERKS AND THE PARISH REGISTERS
  • CHAPTER XII
    • THE CLERK AS A POET
  • A CAROL FOR ADVENT
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • THE CLERK GIVING OUT NOTICES
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • SLEEPY CHURCH AND SLEEPY CLERKS
  • CHAPTER XV
    • THE CLERK IN ART
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • WOMEN AS PARISH CLERKS
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • SOME YORKSHIRE CLERKS
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • AN OLD CHESHIRE CLERK AND SOME OTHER WORTHIES
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • THE CLERK AND THE LAW
  • CHAPTER XX
    • RECOLLECTIONS OF OLD CLERKS AND THEIR WAYS
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • CURIOUS STORIES
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • LONGEVITY AND HEREDITY--THE DEACON-CLERKS OF BARNSTAPLE
  • CHAPTER XXIII
    • CONCLUSION
  • INDEX
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