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Records of the Weavers of Perth Volume 1

- data resource on CD -

£15 plus £2 p&p

This first volume of 18th Century and 19th Century weavers' records transcriptions, relating to the handloom weaving industry of Perth, Scotland, contains the following:

Children born to weavers in Perth between 1770 and 1844 (almost 9000 entries)
Freeman Weaver Voters 1821 and 1830
Freemen Appointments Book 1719 - 1812 (over 200 entries)
Weaver Incorporation Indenture Book: Indentures 1746-1794
Weaver Incorporation Indenture Book: Minutes 1794 - 1809
Indenture papers held at Perth & Kinross Archives
Weavers' subscriptions to their seat in St. John's Kirk, Perth 1749 - 1751
Weavers in 1837 Perth trade directory
Weavers in 1843-44 Perth trade directory
Weavers noted in the 1802 Militia Act Census for Perth (343 entries)

The CD is presented in PDF format (requiring Adobe Acrobat to be read)


 

Memorabilia of the City of Perth

- eBook on CD -
 
£12.99 plus £2 p&p
 
 
 
 
This remarkable book, first published in 1806 by William Morison in Perth, is a genealogical treasure trove for those with Perth ancestry, and contains the following:
 
A Guide to Perth (physical descriptions and stories relating to each of the streets in Perth, and surrounding countryside, at the turn of the 19th Century);  Historical Memoranda Respecting Perth (including the earliest myths and history of Perth, and names of all Provosts, Bailies, Deans of Guild and Treasurers from 1465 to 1805);  Charters Relating to the Priviliges of Perth (translated from the original Latin);  Lists - the ministers and rectors of the town's grammar school and academy; ministers of Perth from the Reformation; subscribers for the building of the town's bridge in 1776, and for the public seminaries in 1804; & The Rev Alexander Duff's Traditional Account of the Death of John, Earl of Gowrie in 1600.
 
 
The book is presented in PDF format (requiring Adobe Acrobat to be read)
 
 
For the same price, the book can also be purchased as a download direct from Lulu at
An eleven page preview is also available at Lulu.
 
 

The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland 1853
 
- CD £12.99 plus £2 p&p -
 
 

The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland 1853 is a fascinating directory on the nobilitity and titled classes of over 720 pages in length, and contains the following:

 

Contents
Introductions and Illustrations
Precedence
Inferior Titles of Living Peers
The Royal Family
Peers, Baronets, Knights, Bishops and Privy Councillors (the major biographical directory section of the book)
Sons, Daughters etc of Peers Bearing Courtesy Titles
Courtesy Titles of Second Marriages
Second Titles of Peers with no Male Issue to Enjoy the Title
Brief View of Titular Distinctions and Terms Relating to Rank
Formal Modes of Addressing Letters to Persons of Title
Lists of the Orders of Knighthood
The Privy Council 1853
The Advertising Sheet (40 page advertising supplement)

 

The CD is presented in PDF format (requiring Adobe Acrobat to be read)

 

 

 
 
 
 

In Ruhleben Camp - issues 1 to 3
 
- CD £12.99 plus £2 p&p -
 
 
The first three rare issues of the magazine produced by First World War civilian British prisoners at Ruhleben internment camp have been scanned and stored as JPEG images on this CD - a throroughly entertaining read, naming many of the prisoners interned in the camp in 1915.
 
Also includes list of at least 1400 prisoners so far identified through The Ruhleben Story project, and a copy of the rare Ruhleben Bye-Election Special from 1915.
 


 
In Ruhleben Camp - issues 4 to 6
 
- CD £12.99 plus £2 p&p -
 
 
Issues four to six of the rare magazine produced by First World War civilian British prisoners at Ruhleben internment camp have been scanned and stored as JPEG images on this CD - a thoroughly entertaining read, naming many of the prisoners interned in the camp in 1915.
 
Also includes list of at least 1400 prisoners so far identified through The Ruhleben Story project, and a complete list of inmates in Barrack 5, from a surviving register.
 
 
 

Also available:

In Ruhleben Camp 7 - 9 at £12.99 &£2 p&p

La Vie Francaise de Ruhleben 1- 3 at £9.99, &£2 p&p.