Hawkshead (Lancashire) Oath

Scope and Content

Oath of Cicelie Mackreth, wife of James Mackreth, and Elizabeth Rigge, widow, that Ester Beck, interred in the parish of Haukeshead [Hawkshead, Lancashire, now Cumbria] on March 1, was not buried in any material contrary to an Act of Parliament for burying in sheep's wool.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R76924. Presented to the John Rylands Library by Bedfordshire County Council in September 1936.