Bundle of Booklet Registers and Other Records

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR8/4/6
  • Dates of Creation
      1817-1839
  • Physical Description
      35 pieces, including 18 stitched gatherings.

Scope and Content

Pieces EGR8/4/6/1-17, /20 and /28 are annual registers of the poor persons who were recipients of charity bedding, in the same format as EGR8/4/4 above. In 1817, 1819 and subsequent odd-numbered years thereafter bedding was distributed in Dunham Town [to. Dunham Massey], Oldfield [to. Dunham Massey], Sinderland [to. Dunham Massey], Dunham Woodhouses [to. Dunham Massey] and Bowdon; in 1820, 1822 and subsequent even-numbered years bedding was distributed in Altrincham.

The bundle also contains lists of bedding distributed in Bollington (EGR8/4/6/18, /21 & /27), Hale (EGR8/4/6/24) and Baguley (EGR8/4/6/25), lists of labourers who were recipients of bedding (EGR8/4/6/22 & /30), and miscellaneous lists and notes.

Arrangement

All pieces constituted original bundle '149': see the endorsement on EGR8/4/6/35 below.