Miscellanae Pontefracti collected from records and manuscripts by Thomas Wilson of Leeds

Scope and Content

1. Charter of Henry VII (1487), ff.3r-7v. 2. List of mayors of Pontefract, 1484-1694 and 1710, ff.8r-9r. 3. Charter of Elizabeth I for Pontefract school (1583), ff.10r-12r. 4. Survey of Pontefract Park (1588), ff.12v-14r. 5. The Surprize [sic] of Pontefract Castle by Col, Morrice, by T.W., ff.14v-16v. 6. An Account of the trial of Col Jonn Morrice, ff.17r-24r. 7. Pedigree of the Morrice family, f.24v. 8. Miscellaneous notes, c. 1754, f.25r.

Administrative / Biographical History

Presumably collected by Thomas Wilson, 1713-1789, son of Richard Wilson, 1678-1761, recorder of Leeds

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. W.W. Jenkins, September 1985


In English

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