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07 Feb 2018
(old shelfmark **A.79.3)
Date:20th c.
Material:Paper (factory made)
Physical Description:i paper flyleaf + 247 folios (foliated i –xiii, 1 – 227, xiv - xx) + i paper flyleaf, ca. 250 – 270 x 190 – 205 (ca. 190 – 240 x 150 – 170) mm, up to 50 long lines, mainly unruled
Incipit:(fol. 1r) Kirkbride of Ellerton
2o folio:Kirkbride - Askham
Explicit:1789. Apr. 8. John Bart., s. of John Richmond and Sarah Sibson, both of Maryport, bapt.
Contents:Fols. i recto – vi recto, Index (by Larman); fols. 1r – 227v, Genealogical notes and family trees of families in Cumbria and Westmorland, K – R, mainly taken from parish registers
Script:Documentary cursive (pseudo Gothic bookhand textualis for main headings)
Scribe:John Francis Haswell (1864 – post 1933)
Provenance:Col. John Francis Haswell (1864 – post 1933) of Penrith; Miss B. Haswell, daughter of Col. Haswell; her gift to George Edward Larman, (1895 – 1961) by 1952 (see note, MS 79.1); his bequest, 1961
Binding:20th c., (Bayntum Riviere, Bath) half brown leather and brown cloth over paste boards, pink and white endbands
Notes:A number of folios are considerably smaller than the average size given in the physical description. Larman was a student at Trinity Hall 1914 – 1918. Haswell edited and published a series of parish registers from Cumberland.
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